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  • Plagiarism: What it is and How to Recognize and Avoid It more information

    This comprehensive guide provides tips and examples on how to recognize and avoid plagiarism. Learn to identify the difference between acceptable and unacceptable uses of paraphrasing, when citing "common knowledge" material is necessary and strategies for avoiding accidental plagiarism. Keywords: research paper, writing assignments, documenting sources

  • Pros and Cons of Contemporary Issues more information

    Guide to locating library materials relevant to assignments dealing with pros and cons of contemporary issues. Recommended materials include specific databases, web sites and book series. Keywords: English composition, research paper, writing assignments, topics, position papers

  • Research Rules to Live By more information

    Tips for students and instructors on advanced uses of library resources to support in-depth research. Topics include using article indices, interpreting bibliographic records and more. Keywords: faculty, research skills, writing assignments, interlibrary loan, upper-level undergraduates, juniors, seniors, research papers, ILL, librarian support, citation chaining, documenting sources citation, academic listservs