Citing Your Research
When conducting academic research, all contributors must be credited. Not to do so is plagiarism, that is, intentionally or unintentionally taking the ideas, work, or words of another without sufficiently acknowledging their source. The following resources will assist you in understanding how to credit the sources of your research, the nature of plagiarism, and how to avoid it. Should you have additional questions, please contact a Librarian.
APA Style (American Psychological Association)
APA Tutorial - An easy-to-use, self-paced tutorial from the makers of APA style, the American Psychological Association.
MLA Style (Modern Language Association)
AMA Style (American Marketing Association)
For additional styles such as Chicago and Turabian, see the following sites:
The following style guides are available the Reference section of Bowman Libraryat:
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - BF76.7 .P83 2010
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - LB2369 .G53 2009
The Chicago Manual of Style - Z253 .U69 2010
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