Chinese Quotations in English Research Papers

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I’m sometimes asked about citing Chinese sources in English research journals. So here are some tips in case you’re writing a paper in English and wish to include quotations translated from Chinese (or any character-based language) according to APA guidelines. Let’s assume you’ve translated a passage from a Chinese journal. […]

Citing Sources and Listing References

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For some, citing and referencing can be the most painstaking part of a paper. In particular if you first worked on your literature review prior to your findings section. Remember what your professors told you? A correct and full list of sources, both in your text and in your reference […]

Academic Plagiarism

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When we collect sources and research literature for our manuscript, we are supposed to make a full list of references for the sake of academic honesty. When we don’t refer to our sources correctly, academic plagiarism looms. Even if we are not intentionally copying, carelessness might result in plagiarism. What […]