); refer to a recent issue of the journal Geology or GSA Bulletin for formats.
  • For some courses, you may use a different convention (e.g., Paleontological Society). Your professor will inform you if the citation convention will be different.
  • Citation & plagiarism
    • Plagiarism is the use of another person’s words or ideas as your own. If you quote, paraphrase a passage, or use an idea or conclusion, you must cite it.
    • Failure to properly cite your sources or copying material from someone else is academic dishonesty and is grounds for failure in the course.


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