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These resources will help you keep track of your references, format your papers, and cite your sources. Please consult your instructor in order to determine the appropriate style guide for your papers and reports.
Reference Management Resources
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Zotero is a free, open-source research tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
Raider Center for Academic Success
The Raider Center for Academic Success (RCAS) provides students with academic support services including tutoring, study sessions, and writing assistance. RCAS is located on the second floor of the Walter Schroeder Library. Call (414) 277-7274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material.
In the Undergraduate Handbook, MSOE defines plagiarism as: "the knowing or negligent use of ideas, expressions or work of another with intent to pass such materials off as one's own."
Many professors and instructors at MSOE use TurnItIn to check for plagiarism.
Visit Plagiarism.org for more on what plagiarism is and for tips on how to avoid it.
APA Style Guide to Electronic References, Sixth Edition by
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Authorized users may use the supplement for non-commercial use. Each authorized user may print one copy for personal use only. Authorized users are not permitted to distribute electronic and print copies of this supplement, although MSOE faculty are permitted to print paper copies of the supplement for distribution in MSOE academic courses, but not for broader distribution.