anonymous sources referencing

Should anonymous sources be referenced?

September 27, 2022

Louise is an undergraduate student in economics and management. At the end of the school year, she must submit a report to one of her teachers in order to graduate. While rereading her bibliography, Louise realises that she forgot to reference the anonymous...

Paraphrase plagiarism

Paraphrase = plagiarism?

September 5, 2022

#rephrasing Franck is a bachelor this year, he thinks that if he changes a few words in a citation, he doesn't need to quote the author. Writing an academic paper encourages the mixing of personal and public ideas. The challenge for the reader is...

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Sources in a slideshow = recommended or mandatory?

June 24, 2022

Cecilia and her group are scheduled to give a presentation in a few days. She loves this kind of assignment since it allows her to bring out her creative side with appealing visuals. She knows that all written assignments must cite sources. But what about...

What is plagiarism

What is plagiarism? Definition and understanding

May 19, 2022

When working on a writing assignment, it is common to compare your own ideas with those of other authors. The goal is to develop an idea or explicate its nuances. Students, teacher-researchers and professional writers often carry out this kind of work....

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Translation = plagiarism?

March 17, 2022

Manon is in the writing process of her thesis. She wondered: "I found an interesting text in a language other than English. If I translate it, should I mention the source?"   Summary:  In which language should i search on the web? Are...

paraphrasing plagiarism

The power of Paraphrasing

March 8, 2022

In a previous article, we demonstrated the advantages of adequately citing sources to avoid being accused of plagiarism. Today, we will focus on paraphrasing: an essential citation technique that you ought to master in order to successfully tackle your...