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Research and Documentation Sources

  • --includes APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) and Council of Science Editors (CSE) styles; instruction for researching, evaluating sources and documenting in-text and bibliographic content.
  • HCC Library Research Basics
    --provides instruction on searching for sources; explanation of types of sources; examples and instruction for citations, including style guides (APA, MLA, etc) and
  • Purdue OWL Research and Documentation
    --includes APA, MLA and Chicago Manual of Style (CMS); instruction and examples
Sources for Avoiding Plagiarism 
  • "Is it Plagiarism Yet?" from Purdue OWl
    --definition, examples, exercises and safe practices for avoiding plagiarism
  • "What is Plagiarism?" from UNC-Chapel Hill Writing Center
    --explains what plagiarism is, why it is important to avoid and how to avoid it
  • "Paraphrasing" from University of Wisconsin-Madison
    --examples of successful versus unsuccessful paraphrasing
  • "Quoting, Paraphrasing, Summarizing" from Purdue OWL
    --explanations and examples of three ways of including the words and ideas of others
 Academic Success Resources