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Academic Integrity Tutorial for Graduate Students by DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

The Scholarly Conversation in Practice

The Scholarly Conversation in Practice

Why do scholars take the time to create exhaustive lists of the sources of their information and ideas?

Why are bibliographies and works cited pages critical to the scholarly conversation?

When participating in academic discourse, you “converse” with other scholars by analyzing, synthesizing, critiquing, and discussing their work. For the conversation to function, their thoughts must be attributed and cited in your own work.

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