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  • Zotero:  Free tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research sources.

Citing Sources

It is important to cite your sources, to give credit where it is due and to avoid the consequences of plagiarism. 

Check with your instructor as to which style format you need to use. 

Tip:  Keep track of your sources as you do your research.  It will make citing your sources so much easier.

      
     

    Guide to Copyright and Plagiarism

    Plagiarism

    Avoiding Plagiarism
    Provides a brief overview of contradictions in academic writing, actions that might be seen as plagiarism, and guidelines for researching, quoting, paraphrasing, and deciding if something is common knowledge. (The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL))

    Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It

    Copyright

    United States Copyright Office
    The "basics of copyright "and the FAQ sections are especially helpful.

    Copyright Information & Education
    Provides an overview of the fair use doctrine.  Includes a description of the four fair use factors and tools for evaluating the applicability of the doctrine. From the University of Minnesota Libraries.

     

    An EBrary Citation Guide

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    The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagarism - Colin Neville
    Call Number: EBrary Collection
    ISBN: 9780335220908
    Publication Date: 2010

     

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