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You should cite resources that you used in your research paper. This provides acknowledgement of the author and allows the reader to locate the sources referenced. Furthermore, it reduces the likelihood of plagiarism. In most instances, plagiarism is unintentional; it can be confusing to know what to cite. In general, it is better to be safe than sorry.
Yes, even if you don't use the authors' exact words, the ideas still originate with them. You must give them credit.
Yes, it is. You must give credit for any content you copy.
Absolutely. Just because it is easy to do, the information should still be cited!
No, it is not. Government information must also be cited.
No, information that is considered "common knowledge" does not need to be cited.
No, If there is no personal author given, then perhaps there is a corporate author (e.g. Health Canada). If there is no
personal or corporate author, then you use the title to create a title entry citation.
Yes. Even though many Twitter messages are not archived, you should still give credit to the person you're quoting.