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SW 6650: Program Evaluation: Writing


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Finding original sources

When possible, avoid secondary citation (or citations within citations) by finding the original sources of a piece of information. This will allow you to verify information and its interpretation, and will allow your reader to understand more directly where information comes from.

This guide to finding related sources can help you do this. You can also contact your librarian for help.

Places to find statistics and data

Organizing information to avoid plagiarism

Using a synthesis matrix to summarize, organize, and connect ideas from different sources can help you avoid plagiarism.