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COMM 2010: Introduction to Communication Theory

Citing Sources

APA Style Guides

When to Cite Sources

You must cite a source in all of the following situations:

  • Use a direct quote from another author
  • Paraphrase the words of another author
  • Include another author's ideas, even if you disagree with them
  • Whenever you're not sure whether or not you need to cite a source

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