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Plagiarism Education and Prevention by Cara Bradley

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Science

Biology

Overview

Biology, like many other sciences, is dominated by peer-reviewed journal articles, and biology students will need to be proficient in citing these types of publications. The large scope of many biological research projects means that many of these articles will have several (in some cases, dozens of) authors. Students need to be familiar with how to handle multiple authors of varying degrees in both in-text citations and the works cited.

Very recent publications play an important role in the fast moving biological sciences, so special attention should be paid to ‘letters’-type publications that break early scientific news, as well as to preprints. Students should also be comfortable citing content of scientific posters ...

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