The Writing Center offers half-hour one-on-one tutoring sessions to help you with writing assignments in any of your classes. Walk-ins are welcome if a consultant is available, but appointments are encouraged. To make an appointment, stop by room 2637 in the Student Success Center, schedule an appointment online, or call (708) 709-3521.
Room 2637 (Second Floor)
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Contact the Reception Desk
(708) 709-3663 or (708) 709-3521
Schedule an Appointment Online
Citing your sources is important for a variety of reasons, including:
The easiest way to prevent plagiarism is by correctly noting your sources during research and citing your sources in your writing and presentations.
When to cite your sources
Clone: Submitting another's work, word-for-word, as your own.
CRTL-C: Containing significant portions of text from a single source without alterations.
Find-Replace: Changing keywords and phrases but retaining the essential content of the source.
Remix: Mixing paraphrased material from multiple sources.
Recycle: Borrowing generously from your own work without citation.
Hybrid: Combining cited sources and copied passages without citation.
Mash-Up: Mixing copied material from multiple sources.
404 Error: Citing non-existent or inaccurate information about sources.
Aggregator: Including proper citation of sources, but the paper contains almost no original work.
Re-tweet: Including proper citation of sources, but relies too closely on source's original wording and/or structure.