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Organizing and Creating Information

Participate in the scholarly conversation ethically and efficiently. Learn more about citation management and attribution in the production of new knowledge.


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Citation and attribution are the foundation of scholarly conversation.

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Learn practical strategies and organizational methods for writing a literature review.

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Learning Objectives

This guide was designed to help you:

  • Recognize that information has social and scholarly value
  • Identify the traditional and emerging processes of information creation and dissemination in the scholarly conversation
  • Give credit to the original ideas of others through attribution and/or formal citation conventions
  • Explain and compare the distinguishing characteristics of copyright, fair use, open access, and the public domain
  • Understand that intellectual property is a social construct that varies by culture
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