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Interactive, graded tutorial and other tips on avoiding plagiarism

Quoting someone else, using APA for this example

What quoting another would look like in your writing:

According to Wyman, “Expansion of irrigation using water pumped from non-renewing or incompletely renewing underground stores temporarily increases the amount of water available for agriculture, but eventually the subsurface reservoirs will be depleted, reducing the water available and increasing the amount of energy that must be expended in raising it to the surface” (Wyman, 2013, p.688). This implies that…

Make sure that you: introduce your quote so the reader isn’t thrown, give proper credit, ensure the quote flows well with your thoughts and points, show me why you placed this quote here-make an assertion or connection, that you do not have too many quotes in your paper, that you stay true to the style you’re using (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.)

Citing yourself, what should it look like?

If you are citing your own work that has been published, then you would cite as you would any other source, ensuring that pending on your writing style that you are including the proper format.

But if, in a very rare instance, you are citing your work that is not published, again pending on your style, it may look something like this:

Brown, J. (2015). Title of awesome paper or assignment. Unpublished manuscript, Ohio University.