Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

How-To-Cite Guides:

APA Style Citations
APA Style Citations for Electronic Media
APA Sample References Page and Title Page
MLA Style Citations
MLA Citations for Electronic Media

Useful Websites About Plagiarism and How to Cite Properly:

Acadia University - You Quote It, You Note It!
Fun graphics; easy to follow

UT- Austin - Plagiarism
Created for first year students; includes individual modules on note taking; paraphrasing (sharing allowed under Creative Commons license)

Fairfield University - The Plagiarism Court
Good examples of paraphrasing; quiz which would be useful for class discussion

University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Solid information with pre and post test which students can take and have results emailed to professor

Center of Intellectual Property at University of Maryland Univerity College
Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory (VAIL) - permission for use granted by CIP at UMUC

Center for Academic Integrity
This organization, which is sponsored by Clemson University, compiles programs, polices, and research that relate to issues of academic integrity

Purdue University Writer's Lab for:
MLA style and APA style

Books Available at the Brennan Library:
378.19 W59a 2002 Academic dishonesty : an educator's guide Whitley, Bernard E.
378.19 D27c 2001 The conscience of the campus : case studies in moral reasoning among today's college students Davey, Joseph Dillon.
808.027 L66d Doing honest work in college: how to prepare citations, avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success Lipson, Charles.
R 808.027 G35m MLA handbook for writers of research papers. 6th edition
R 808.066 Am3 2001 Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 5th ed
378.19 L34s 2000 Student cheating and plagiarism in the internet era : a wake-up call Lathrop, Ann.
R 348.73 B62 2000 The bluebook : a uniform system of citation.
174 C13c 2004 The cheating culture : why more Americans are doing wrong to get ahead Callahan, David.

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