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Some Tips to Students
If you are a student, trying to write a literature-analysis essay for a class, and you want to use some information you found on this Wiki, what can you do? Most importantly, how can you make it clear to your teacher that you aren't plagiarising?
- Follow the main points of the Creative Commons license as listed above.
- Go back to the book. If something looks like it can be found in print in a particular novel, if it's a scene, a character description, a saying by a character, go back to the novel and quote the book itself.
- If something looks like an opinion written by a Wiki contributor, or however you look you can't find it in the original Discworld books, you can say something like: Some readers consider that... and then quote the information you found in a Wiki article, and then put in the citation notation in the form specified by your teacher.
- Do not copy and paste an entire paragraph without citations, however much you agree with the things in that paragraph. The paragraph might be in grammar or writing style very different from your own, and teachers will figure that out. Some teachers don't like copying of an entire paragraph even when you put in citations. The teacher might not call it plagiarism, but will probably mark you down for that.
- Getting to your article of interest through the address http://wiki.lspace.org/index.php/Main_Page page and listing in your citation the appropriate addresses for each article will probably look better than going through the http://wiki.affordable-prawns.co.uk/ address.
Disclaimer: This list of tips is written in a spirit of fellow-feeling, sympathy, and helpfulness, but this list is by no means exhaustive, and in no way guarantees a good grade for your essay.