Citation Generators and Guidelines,


Cite a Source: How and Why You Should Do It video


Copyright Guidelines for Students Link


Research Tips from Kent State University


What is copyright and why must I cite (quote and document) my sources?  "Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U.S. Code) to authors of "original works of authorship." including literacy, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works.  This protection is available to both published and unpublished works.  Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorize others to use or reproduce works" for a complete pdf please click on the follow link  U.S Copyright Office.


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Plagiarism (unauthorized use of language or thoughs) - Plagiarism Checker,,


Teachers Guidelines based on copyright law and fair use - Stamford University Jefferson Public Schools


U.S. Copyright Office



MLA General Guidelines


(Reverse indent the second line of your citation.  This website is unable to display indents)



Author surname, Author first name. Complete title of Book (italicized or underlined).  Name of editor.  Series.  Edition if other then the first.  Place: Publisher, date of publication. Print


Magazines or Journals:


Author's surname, Author's first name.  Full title of article (in quotation marks).  Name of magazine (italicized or underlined).  Date of publication.  Volume number.  Page numbers (without "p." abbreviation).


Web Page (Include pictures and graphics):


Author's surname, Author's first name.  Full title of the page or document.  Title of site or larger work.  Date of electronic publication, last update of posting.  Name of association (if any), date of download.  URL http://address/filename


For more information consult the following sites for more citation examples.  Hacker & Fister's Research and Documentation Online.


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Created on 12/13/2013 - Last updated on 12/13/2013