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    Why is it important to follow the rules for referencing sources?

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    Why is it important to follow the rules for referencing sources? Provide some safe practices you plan to use so that you are sure to avoid accidental plagiarism.

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    When researchers write papers, it is inevitable that they research secondary sources of information. In fact, if the papers are academic, they are usually required to include a literature review in the bulk of their research. Research may sometime be useful for filling gaps in the literature, and so it is logical for ...

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    This solution explains why referencing one's sources is so important, and includes a strategy for avoiding accidental plagiarism.

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