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Research Basics: an open academic research skills course

Lesson 2: Citing and paraphrasing

Now that you understand the elements of a citation, it’s time to take a look at how to incorporate citations into the main body of an academic paper. 

After watching the videos below, you can take the practice quiz for this lesson to test what you've learned. Take the quiz as many times as you need before moving on to the next lesson. You can download the script for the videos to help you study. 

Practice Quiz

Watch the introduction to Lesson 2

Watch Part 1: When to cite / plagiarism

Watch Part 2: Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing / in-text citations

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