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CCC Citing & Using Sources

Information on citation formats, tips, links, and more.

Welcome to CCC Library's citation guide. Use the links on the left (or above on a mobile device) to find what you're looking for. If you still have questions, don't hesitate to contact your librarian.

What is plagiarism?

The CCC Student Code of Conduct strictly prohibits

"All forms of academic dishonesty, including but not limited to cheating, fabrication, facilitating academic dishonesty, and plagiarism. 

Good study habits, careful planning for deadlines, and the citation resources on this page can all help students avoid academic dishonesty and plagiarism. 

View the following video from the Rock Ethics Institute's Academic Integrity Vignette Series to learn more about plagiarism:

Why cite?

Watch this quick video to learn why citation is important in the first place. Because research is an often complex mixture of your ideas and the ideas of scholars, you use citation to show your readers how your own ideas and arguments are built on those of others.