Importnance of referencing

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Posted: Sun 17 Apr 2016
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Plagiarism is recognized as academic theft. It is not allowed to copy the work that will have been done by someone else without recognizing the scholar. To avoid plagiarism, referencing is used. Whenever a statement is copied from someone else it should be acknowledged. Referencing is when someone acknowledges the sources that they got their information. Why is referencing important.

1.   To give a credit to the researcher

2.   To avoid academic theft

3.   To avoid academic punishments.

Punishments that are associated with plagiarism  

•   Expulsion from college or university

•   Cancellation of degree or diploma

•   Termination of examinations


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