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Woodside Elementary School Library: Citing Sources

How to cite your sources when you research

When someone writes an article or book, it is their intellectual property.  When you use their ideas, words, or pictures in your research, you need to give the original author credit for his/her intellectual property.  When you cite your sources, you are being fair and honest.

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