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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Twitter

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Twitter

Reference: Author Last name, Initials. [screen name]. (Year, Month Day). Title (up to the first 40 words). [Tweet]. Retrieved from URL

Example: Gaffney, M. [maureengaffney]. (2015, May 23). When we make decisions based on fear we feel diminished. Decisions based on generosity make us more ourselves. [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/maureengaffney

In-Text-Citation: 

  • (Author Last name, Year)

Example:

  • Maureen Gaffney refers to the negative effects of fear in the decision making process (2015).

 

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