Academic Integrity In Research

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For me, academic integrity is encompassed by citing your sources and representing what they actually say. If you learned a new concept from someone and they are the progenitor of that idea, you should cite them. Not citing someone can potentially beguile the reader into believing that this is your work. Certainly, you found the research, but, unless you created it, the research does not belong to you. Furthermore, it is not enough to simply cite your sources; you must represent them accurately. I have seen a few times where a scholar quotes another, but they are taking the quote completely out of context. If this is done accidentally, then you are being reckless; but if this is done intentionally, you are being dishonest. With that said, you
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