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Use these links to learn more about plagarism and copyright.

  • Plagiarism Guide
    Explains plagiarism and tips for students who want to avoid it.
  • Copyright Resources
    This guide contains links to learn more about copyright, including a link to Web Central, the University's revised Copyright and Fair Use web page.
  


General

We cite sources to acknowledge the work of others, as well as to avoid academic dishonesty, or plagiarism.  There are various formats for citing sources and your instructior will tell you which to follow.

  • Chicago Manual of Style Guide 15th edition
    CSUS created brief guide to the Chicago Style Manual.
  • Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide
    Presents two basic documentation systems, the humanities style (notes and bibliography) and the author-date system. Choosing between the two often depends on subject matter and nature of sources cited, as each system is favored by different groups of scholars. The humanities style is preferred by many in literature, history, and the arts. From the Publisher's website.
  • Turabian Style Manual
    Created by Ohio State University this guide is based on Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations 7th ed. 2007. Examples are shown for books, articles, and online resources.

Bibliographic Management

There are many programs that allow you to organize references and create bibliographies. Listed below are some of the most commonly used on campus.

  • EndNote X7/X8 (and earlier editions)
    The campus has purchased a site license, which allows students, faculty and staff to download a copy of EndNote X7/8. This program takes time to learn and is best used for large numbers of references.
  • EndNote Web
    Best for students who want to create simple bibliographies. Resides on the web after creating a free account.
  • Zotero
    A Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources.
  • Microsoft Word 2007
    If you use Word 2007 you can create a bibliography from within the software.
  


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