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Do you know what it means to be a digital citizen? A digital citizen uses information technology in an appropriate, responsible way.

As a digital, ethical citizen, it's very important that you cite your sources. Essentially, any information that you use from a source should be cited to give credit to the source/author.  If you use information (direct or indirect quotes) without citing, you are plagiarizing.

Before the dawn of our digital world it was important to know exactly how to cite each source using the correct format. However, in our 21st century world with incredible amounts of information in all kinds of formats, it's more important that you know that you know what to cite and that you must do so. 

RESEARCH WRITING STYLE GUIDE

WORKS CITED/BIBLIOGRAPHY CITATION MAKERS

Some databases from the SD State Library will automatically create the correct citation for you.  Check out World Book, SIRS Researcher, and ProQuest for this handy-dandy feature.

(BTW... This image was found on Pinterest but is cited by linking back to the original creator. Click the image to route to the source).
http://venspired.com/dont-just-copy-do-the-right-thing/