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Citing and Avoiding Plagiarism


This Subject Guide was designed to provide you with assistance in citing your sources when writing a paper.

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In person, come to the your campus Library Information Desk (Library Hours).

By phone, call:

  •    478-471-2709 for the Macon campus library
  •    478-934-3074 for the Roberts Library at the Cochran campus
  •    478-275-6772 for the Dublin campus library
  •    478-374-6833 for the Eastman campus library
  •    478-923-0128 for the Warner Robins campus library at the Nola Brantley Memorial Library

By email, use the Ask-A-Librarian link. 

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This LibGuide was created by Scott Pfitzinger, Information Commons & Technology Librarian at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN. Other users of LibGuides are welcome to use this Guide as a template and to make changes as necessary to fit their custom needs.

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478-471-2709 for the Macon campus library | 478-934-3179 for the Roberts Memorial Library at the Cochran campus | 478-275-6772 for the Dublin campus library

478-374-6833 for the Eastman campus library | 478-929-6804 for the Warner Robins campus library | On the Go? Text-A-Librarian: 478-285-4898

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