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  • Zotero
    Firefox extension designed for the Firefox browser (Mac and PC). Free online reference management and authoring.
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    Free and simple online citation building tool from Hekman Library at Calvin College. Builds citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago styles.
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APA Citation Assistance

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    Quick Help for Referencing Nursing/Medical/Health Materials Using Guidelines from the Publication Manual of the APA, 6th ed. (2010) Adapted from the Olson Library APA Guide on October 23, 2009 by Prof. Mike Strahan.
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What is a citation style?

A citation style is the format used when citing a resource. Styles vary according to discipline. The same elements are there, but the formatting is different: 

Common citation styles include: 

APA (American Psychological Association) 

Chicago/Turabian

MLA (Modern Language Association) 

NLM (National Library of Medicine) 


For more information about citation styles and how to cite, visit library.mcneese.edu

Grammar, Usage & Style

  • The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    Purdue OWL offers over 200 FREE resources on everything from correctly citing sources in research papers to writing a resume.
  • Dave's ESL Cafe
    Grammar for students who use English-as-a-second-language and for teachers with ESL students.
  • Merriam-Webster Online
    Merriam-Webster is the preferred dictionary for both the Publication Manual of the APA and the Chicago Manual of Style. This site provides access to both the dictionary and the thesaurus.
 

APA Video Tutorial

 

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the use of another's ideas, research, or words without crediting the source. Information that is common knowledge does not have to cited. Sometimes the line between what should be cited is hard to distinguish. For a brief tutorial on when to cite information and how to avoid plagiarism, view Prentice Hall's Understanding Plagiarism.

Plagiarism Interactive Tutorial


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