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BIO 109: Biology I: Cite Your Sources

Citation Styles

MLA Style was developed by the Modern Language Association and is widely used in the humanities. Check out MLA RESEARCH PAPER BASICS on Hoonuit. Look for the Hoonuit link on iConnect.

APA Style was developed by the American Psychological Association and is used by the science, computer, and nursing departments at MWCC. Check out APA RESEARCH PAPER BASICS on Hoonuit. Look for the Hoonuit link on iConnect.

Citation Help


What is Plagiarism?

As defined by Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, to plagiarize is:

"to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source : to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source." Source:

This video will help you understand what you need to cite and why you need to do so: 

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