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The BCC Libraries have a user guides devoted solely tociting your sources. View examples of the most popular citation formats such as MLA, APA and Chicago and learn to recognize how print and electronic resources must be documented in these formats. This skill is important especially if you want to maximize the convenience of online citation generators, for even though they will display your citation in the right order, you still need to know which words get capitalized and which don't! See the CITATION HELP tab above for a list of the user guides.
Charles Lipson, a distinguished scholar and teacher who has coached thousands of students in the basics of honest work, provides clear, accessible, and often humorous advice on all aspects of college studies, from papers and exams to study groups and labs. In the first part of the book, Lipson outlines three core principles of academic honesty and explores how these principles inform all aspects of college work. -Book Jacket
Plainly put, plagiarism isn't acceptable. But what's not so simple for students to understand is what exactly plagiarism is, how it happens, and how to avoid it. That's why Barry Gilmore's Plagiarism: A How-Not-To Guide for Students is a must-have for student writers. Plagiarism: A How-Not-To Guide for Students goes well beyond plagiarism avoidance. It builds students' ethical awareness about what cheating is. And it leads them to understand why using their own words is important and, ultimately, more satisfying.