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Library Guide for General Studies Courses: References and Citations

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

Writing Resources

Avoiding Plagiarism

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.

Style Guides