📍 Plagiarism 101
📍 Which citation style should I use?
- Check your syllabus to see if your professor has already specified the citation style you should be using for class assignments.
- If the syllabus does not specify, ask your professor.
Generally, psychology courses will use APA (American Psychological Association) style. English and business courses will use MLA (Modern Language Association) style. Chaplaincy and religious studies courses will use CMS (Chicago Manual of Style)--there are two Chicago styles, make sure to use the one that uses footnotes and bibliography.
📍 What is Turnitin and how does it work?
This Plagiarism & Turnitin tutorial will contain information how to avoid plagiarism and what Turnitin does. If you have never used Turnitin before, you will also get an opportunity to try it out for yourself.
Includes APA, Chicago, and MLA. Look through the top tab to find your style, then select the item you want to cite at the left.
This chart from Purdue University compares APA, MLA, and CMS styles on a easy to read chart. To download the chart, click on the link under the title that reads: Media File: Citation Style Chart.
NC State University has a citation builder that creates citation in APA or MLA format. Remember you would still need to have in-text citation in your paper.
A bibliography composer from Calvin College that creates citations in the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles through an easy-to-use web form. This will only help you with your bibliography, remember, you still need to do in-text citations.
Sample papers formatted in seventh edition APA Style, including one annotated (notes about what to pay attention to) and one in *.doc format that can be used as a template.
What does a title page look like? Where does the page number go? What are the margins? Take a look at this sample paper from Purdue's Online Writing Lab.
What does a title page look like? Where does the page number go? What are the margins? Take a look at these sample papers from Purdue's Online Writing Lab:
A bibliographic reference manager for gathering and organization citation information. An MS Word plugin can perform the cite-as-you-write function. Firefox, Chrome, and Safari plugins assist with gathering bibliographic information while researching online. Generates bibliographies in various citation styles with one click. More on how to use Zotero.