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SOC 213: Plagiarism/Citation

Database Citation Tools

Many databases have a built in citation tool that will provide a citation for the article you are viewing; just be sure to double check and verify that the citation is correct using an appropriate APA or MLA style guide. 

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Plagiarism

Annotated Bibliography (Purdue Owl)

The Purdue OWL is an excellent web resource for assistance with your annotated bibliography.

Formatting Your APA Paper

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Formatting Your APA Paper (opens in new window)

This tutorial demonstrates how to properly format an APA paper. Information on formatting the header, title page, abstract and references is included. 

APA Citation Guides

Below you will find an APA Style Brief Guide, which gives you examples for how to format sources in your references list. Additionally, you will find an APA Style Packet, which gives you information on how to format your paper and your references list, as well as other helpful information like how to incorporate quotes and figures. 

Formatting Your MLA Paper

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Formatting Your MLA Paper

In this tutorial students will learn how to properly format their paper in MLA style using Microsoft Word 2013. Information on formatting the header, indentation, spacing and works cited is included. 

MLA Citation Guides

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Below you will find an MLA Style Brief Guide, which gives you examples for how to format sources in your references list. Additionally, you will find an MLA Style Packet, which gives you information on how to format your paper and your references list, as well as other helpful information like how to incorporate quotes and figures.