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Learn How to Cite Sources
Find handbooks and style manuals the library owns and links to online resources for documenting your sources and how to avoid plagiarism.
Documentation Reference Books Available in the Library
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed., by Joseph Gibaldi.
REF LB 2369 .G53 2009 (this is kept in the Reference Section)
- MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, 3rd ed., by Joseph Gibaldi.
RESERVES PN 147 .G444 2008 (copies are kept in the Reference and Reserves Sections)
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th ed.
REF BF 76.7 .P83 2010 (kept in the Reference Section)
- The Columbia Guide to Online Style, 2nd ed., by Janice Walker & Todd Taylor.
RESERVES PN 171 .F56 W35 1998 (kept in the Reserves Section)
- A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th ed., by Kate Turabian.
RESERVES LB 2369 .T8 2013 (kept in the Reserves Section)
- Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More,
2nd. ed., by Charles Lipson.
RESERVES PN 171 .F56 L55 2011
- Citations Guides from Purdue University
- The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing, by Michael Harvey: comprehensive guide to writing—structure, writing style, punctuation, and, of course, documentation (MLA, APA, CBE, & Chicago)
- Research and Citation Resources from Purdue OWL, the Purdue Online Writing Lab
- Research, Writing, and Style Guides (MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard, CGOS, CBE from A Research Guide
On Avoiding Plagiarism
- Avoiding Plagiarism Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
- Plagiarism in Colleges in USA, by attorney Dr. Robert Standler: legal opinions, laws, cases
- Plagiarism Information (Purdue University)