Writing, Citing, and Plagiarism
Tips on Research, Writing, Citing Your Sources, and Avoiding Plagiarism
You just need to write a paper for class - why does it all have to be so confusing??? Databases, books, media!!!
Quoting a source...is that cheating by plagiarism? How am I supposed to cite all these sources and why does it matter anyway?? And what about the Internet?...can I trust the information?...is this a "good" site???? CAN SOMEBODY HELP ME??!!!??
The OSU-Oklahoma City Library staff are always willing to help you get started with research, citations, and questions. But there are times when you're off-campus or you don't have time to wait for us to help you in person. To make it easier for you to answer your questions and more on your own, the OSU-Oklahoma City Library staff have looked at hundreds of websites.
We have narrowed it down to several that we consider to be great websites to get you started on your academic writing career! Take a look and let us know what you think.
HOW AND WHERE DO I START RESEARCH?
HOW AND WHY DO I CITE MY SOURCES?
HOW AND WHY DO I AVOID PLAGIARISM?