Training modules/dashboard/slides/10924-when-to-cite-quiz

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When to cite quiz[edit]

Test yourself!
When should you cite a source?
  1. Only when you use a direct quote from the author. (click to expand or collapse)
    INCORRECT! You should avoid direct quotes whenever possible, but when you use them, you should cite them. However, it's not the only time you need to cite a source.
  2. Whenever you cite any information from that source. (click to expand or collapse)
    CORRECT! Any statement you make that draws from a particular source should be cited.
  3. When you find one that supports what you want to say. (click to expand or collapse)
    INCORRECT! You should only say what you find in a source. That way, you'll avoid writing biased articles, or articles that skew toward a particular viewpoint (your own).
  4. Only when someone adds the "citation needed" tag to your article. (click to expand or collapse)
    INCORRECT! While you should pay attention to the "citation needed" tag, you always use sources to begin with.

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