Citations & Plagiarism


CITATIONS (MLA/APA)
Watch this short video to get a basic understanding about what citations are all about.

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The Writing Lab provides a detailed MLA Formatting and Style Guide to help you through the process of writing a research paper.
The following websites are online citation generators.  You simply select the proper format (MLA or APA) and the type of resource you are using, and then you enter the information into the web form.  

http://easybib.com/
(access this tool via your Google account for seamless integration with GoogleDrive)

A nice alternative for APA citation.

PLAGIARISM
Any time you are using ideas that are not your own, you need to give credit to the creator/author.  The videos below helpful in reminding you how to avoid plagiarism.

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Plagiarism

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Paraphrasing

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