Why should I cite my sources?
According the Arizona State University LibGuide on Citation and Plagiarism, there are four main reasons to cite:
The main reason not to plagiarize is because doing so is unfairly attributing ideas of someone else to yourself, whether or not you intend to.
If you’re unsure whether or not to cite something, ask your professor or a librarian for help. Remember, it’s better to overcite than undercite!