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Languages, Cultures & Linguistics: Citing Information & Avoiding Plagiarism

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Academic Integrity - what is it?

'The University upholds the principle of academic integrity, whereby appropriate acknowledgement is given to the contributions of others in any work...' (Academic Secretariat UCD Registry, 2005, p. 2 **).

Students achieve academic integrity through sound academic writing, avoiding plagiarism, and appropriate referencing and citation.  Essentials for your course are below.

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** Academic Secretariat UCD Registry (2005) Plagiarism Policy, Dublin: University College Dublin. Available at: (Accessed: 16 January 2018).

Which Style?

For Languages and Culture use the MHRA (Modern Humanities Research Association) citation style.

For Linguistics, use the APA citation style.


EndNote is a reference management program you can use to organise your research, create bibliographies, insert citations as you write, and import and search PDFs.

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