Academic Integrity & Plagiarism
SUNY Plattsburgh Academic Honesty Policy: "Academic honesty is essential to the intellectual health of the university and the ideals of education. SUNY Plattsburgh expects students to be honest and to conduct themselves with integrity in all aspects of their relationship with the college..."
Academic Honesty Research Tutorial
Plagiarism, as we all know, is rife across college campuses. Whatever the reasons are that perpetuate this problem, it is a problem that effects us all. This interactive tutorial discusses the concept of academic honesty in its many forms.
Citing your Sources
Regardless of the format you choose to work with the same basic elements are usually present:
For Books: Author, Year, Title:Subtitle, City, Publisher.
For Articles: Author, Title:Subtitle, Journal, Volume & Issue, Date, Pages.
For articles full-text from a library database you will also need to include the name of the database.
The Library Citation Guides (APA, MLA, Chicago, CSE, ASA)
The Purdue OWL: Research and Citation (APA, MLA, Chicago)
And how do you paraphrase effectively and incorporate quotes accurately? This research writing guide helps you attribute others' ideas accurately to help jump start your research writing (and avoid plagiarism).
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