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Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics Research (AFRE): When to Cite?

This guide provides research resources in the world of agriculture and natural resources. Topics include food security, economics of agricultural commodities, natural resources and businesses, rural economies, and international agricultural policies.

When To Cite?

Screenshot, Plagiarism video

Click above for a video on differentiating between your own knowledge, common knowledge, and an original work which needs proper citation.

MSU Policies & Resources

 MSU Plagiarism Policies from the MSU Office of the Ombudsman.

 Powerpoints and PDF with examples/scenarios for avoiding plagiarism from the MSU Graduate School.

 iThenticate at MSU: The iThenticate service helps evaluate research and grant writing by faculty, staff, and graduate students. iThenticate scans drafts of research articles and grant proposals for missed citations and other mistakes that could be characterized as plagiarism prior to submission or publication.