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Information Competency Video Tutorials

This guide contains instructional videos designed to teach you some essential skills for college-level research.

Using Sources in Your Research Paper

How to structure your sources, include your own analysis, and use sources to support an argument. (5:44)

Voice Markers

Take your writing to the next level! Learn some easy strategies for distinguishing your ideas from those that you get from your sources. (6:15)


Plagiarism, according to Encyclopedia Britannica, is " the act of taking the writings of another person and passing them off as one’s own". College of San Mateo has an explicit policy about plagiarism (see link below). Citing and plagiarism are linked. Follow the links below to learn what do you know about plagiarism so far.

All the exercises above were created by Cardiff University Library Service