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Citing, Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism: How? Critical Thinking and Academic Writing

Academic Writing

How you use citations to to support and strengthen your academic work .

A long reference list will demonstrate you have read widely, but you need to show that you have understood what you have read, that you have evaluated it and can relate it to the argument you are making.  As much as possible, you need to use your own words and use references to support your argument, not replace it.

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