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Library and Information Science

This guide is designed to help students and faculty access credible resources related to the study of Library and Information Science.


Definition of Plagiarism

Defining Plagiarism -- Plagiarism is a difficult concept to define because there are numerous types (e.g., failure to cite sources appropriately, purchasing a paper from a term paper mill) and because some acts of plagiarism are deliberate while others are inadvertent. Listed below are some resources that will help you understand what plagiarism is. However, there is no substitute for knowing the policies that apply specifically to you!

Presentation Hints and Tips

Presentation Tips for Public Speaking from A Research Guide for Students

Slide Share Provides examples of presentations and links to find and download ready-to-use PowerPoint Templates

Quizzes and Self-Tests

How Much Do You Really Know?

Documenting Research Sources

APA Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Access the online APA style resource guide here. This is the recommended style for citing sources in the Social Sciences. This resource includes tutorials to help you learn how to use APA style.

APA Documentation The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

APA Style Aid This aid is based off of the 6th ed. of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association published in 2010.

Footnotes and Endnotes Purdue Online Writing Lab

Tutorials on Identifying Plagiarism