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What are the different types of references?
There are four types of references….References from past employers carry the most weight.Employment references include past employers, co-workers, subordinates, or clients. Professional references are people who know you on a professional basis. Academic references are instructors and vocational counselors.
Why is it important to include a list of references?
Why citing is important To show your reader you’ve done proper research by listing sources you used to get your information. To be a responsible scholar by giving credit to other researchers and acknowledging their ideas. To avoid plagiarism by quoting words and ideas used by other authors.
What happens if you don’t reference properly?
Plagiarism is the act of presenting another person’s work as if it were your own. This can even happen accidentally if you have not referenced your work properly. If you have used a quote or idea from another source without referencing, it could look like you are trying to pretend you came up with the work yourself.
What are 5 things that don’t need to be cited or documented?
Here are five examples of things that do not need to be documented or cited:Your own ideas or original findings.Historical facts that are validated by multiple sources.General observations such as ‘A lot of people spend their time on their phones. ‘Common sayings such as ‘Honesty is the bes.