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Academic Integrity - Honor the Code


Learning to write scholarly papers in college can be really tough. One area that students often struggle with is learning how to properly attribute sources, paraphrase material, and quote various types of text. Listed below are some links to web sites that provide helpful information about writing papers, examples of commonly made mistakes when writing, and other ways to avoid various types of plagiarism.

"How to Avoid Plagiarism"

This site at Northwestern University provides some great examples of proper and improper ways to cite sources.

"Avoiding Plagiarism"

This site at Purdue University offers a variety of information about how to write scholarly papers.

Citation Styles

Check out this helpful site provided by UNCW, which provides information on citation styles and guides for APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and more.