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SOC 16, Guaracha: Chicago

SOC-16, Guaracha

What is Chicago Manual of Style?

The Chicago Manual of Style sets the standard for scholarly publishing in the Humanities. Chicago offers two citation formats, the author-date reference format and the standard bibliographic format, each of which provides conventions for organizing footnotes or endnotes, as well as bibliographic citations.

Avoid Plagiarism by Citing Sources

Bainbridge State College. "Plagiarism: How to Avoid It." YouTube. YouTube, 5 Jan. 2010. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.

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Why is it important to Cite Your Sources for your Research Papers?

Citing sources and creating a Bibliography/Works Cited List:

  • ​​​​Gives credit to the author(s)
  • Illustrates your ability to locate & evaluate appropriate sources
  • Provides evidence for the arguments and conclusions in your paper
  • Prevents plagarism and copyright infringement

What Is Plagiarism?

  1. the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
    synonyms copying, infringement of copyright, piracytheft, stealing;
    "accusations of plagiarism" 
    Source: Google Definition

Plagiarism can be intentional or unintentional

Consequences of Plagiarism Here at Chaffey

The School Dean may impose the following sanctions after meeting with the student:

  • verbal warning or written reprimand
  • failing grade for an assignment
  • failing grade in the course
  • removal from class
  • restitution

The Dean of Student Services and Discipline may also meet with the student and impose additional sanctions based on the student’s previous discipline history. Additional sanctions may include:

  • disciplinary probation 
  • removal 
  • suspension
  • expulsion of the student
  • ineligibility to participate in extracurricular activities


The Nuts & Bolts

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