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EAS 120: Soil Science

How to Read a Scientific Paper

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What is a Scholarly Article?

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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Careers in Soil Science

Soil scientists in the field

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