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This is where you can:

  • Learn why to cite
  • Learn how to cite
  • Learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid doing it
  • See basic formatting information for the citation styles most in use at FSU
  • Get recommendations on how to best manage your citations

The Research & Learning Department wants to make your research - and life  - easier during your time here at FSU. So have a look around, and let us know if you have any questions or if we can help you in any way!

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