Sources and Citations

This section provides a broad overview of the practice of citing sources. It discusses why learning to cite sources is an essential part of your education, as well as why failing to cite your sources properly can have serious consequences. This document covers a wide range of scenarios relating to citing sources, plagiarism, and Dartmouth's Academic Honor Principle.

This guide of citations was produced in May 2008 by the Committee on Sources.  Members included: Laura Braunstein, Thomas H. Cormen (Co-chair), Karen Gocsik, Irene Kacandes, Richard Kremer, William Lotko, Thomas Luxon (Co-chair), Adrian Randolph, and April Thompson.