This website provides information on the style manuals that are used to demonstrate how to properly cite resources in different fields of academia. Also, the website provides links to the supplementary website for each discipline.
Learning About Plagiarism
Plagiarism tutorial and quiz from the University of South Florida http://www.cte.usf.edu/plagiarism/plagindex.html This Flash tutorial walks you through learning what constitutes plagiarism, real-life examples of plagiarism's consequences, and tips on how to avoid plagiarism.
How to Avoid Plagiarism
Avoiding Plagiarism—from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/01/ This short, four-part guide explains what plagiarism is, and how to tell when you need to cite something. It also provides "safe practices" for citing, and gives examples of the practices.
Avoiding Plagiarism—from the Writing Place at Northwestern University http://www.writing.northwestern.edu/avoiding_plagiarism.html This page gives useful tips on avoiding plagiarism, and provides examples of the tips in action.
Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It—from Indiana University’s Writing Tutorial Services http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml This guide explains paraphrase plagiarism and how to avoid it. Examples are given of both good and bad paraphrases.
Paraphrase Self-Test from the University of South Florida Department of Educationhttp://www.coedu.usf.edu/~dorn/testdiff.html This tool allows you to test out your paraphrase to avoid paraphrase plagiarism. Copy and paste in the original text, and then type in your paraphrase--the tool will show any overlapping or similar text.
How to Cite Correctly
Resources for Documenting Sources at the Online Writing Lab, Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_docsources.html This website provides information on the style manuals that are used to demonstrate how to properly cite resources in different fields of academia. Also, the website provides links to the supplementary website for each discipline.
Citing Sources Using APA from Odum Library, VSU http://www.valdosta.edu/library/learn/apaexamples.shtml This VSU website provides examples of how to correctly cite resources in accordance with the style provided by the American Psychological Association for Psychology papers and related disciplines.
APA Style: The Social Sciences http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c09_o.html A quick guide that has recommendations on how to document sources for papers written for most social sciences.
Electronic References at APAStyle.org http://www.apastyle.org/elecref.html A manual of how to cite electronic resources properly in the APA format.
MLA Citation Guide from Odum Library, VSU http://www.valdosta.edu/library/learn/mlaguide.shtml This efficient VSU guide provides how to cite resources and develop bibliographies when using the style developed by the Modern Language Association.
MLA Formatting and Style Guide from the OWL at Purdue http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ This expanded manual presents the correct style, formatting, and citations for papers in most liberal arts and humanities classes that use MLA.
MLA Style: English and other Humanities http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c08_o.html -- Examples of in-text citations and documenations of the resources in a Works Cited page for academic work that uses MLA style.
Dr. Abel Scribe's Guide to ASA Sociology Style and Format http://www.docstyles.com/asaguide.htm Provides a downloadable style guide.
ASA Style Guide at Buffalo State (PDF format) http://www.buffalostate.edu/library/docs/asa.pdf A detailed guide to ASA style.
How to Cite References Using American Sociological Association Style at University of Wisconsin Parkside Library http://www.uwp.edu/departments/library/guides/asa.htm A quick guide to the basics of ASA style.
ASA Style Guide from Bucknell Information Services and Resources (PDF format) http://www.isr.bucknell.edu/img/assets/6535/asa.pdf Provides explanations of citations.
Chicago Citation Style Guide at University of Georgia Libraries http://www.libs.uga.edu/ref/chicago.html Provides examples of both the Author-Date system and the Documentary-Note systems of citation.
Turabian and Chicago Styles Citations at University of California Berkeley Library (PDF Format) http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Chicago-Turabianstyle.pdf This handout gives detailed examples of both Chicago and Turabian styles.
Turabian Citation Style Guide at University of Georgia Libraries http://www.libs.uga.edu/ref/turabian.html Provides instruction on how to correctly cite resources in note and bibliographic form for History papers and other related disciplines.
Turabian Citation and Format Style Guide at Bucknell Information Services and Resources (PDF format) http://www.isr.bucknell.edu/img/assets/6535/turabian.pdf -- Gives a detailed explanation of the reasoning behing Turabian style.