Introduction

American Psychological Association

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Use the APA CITATION STYLE (6th ed) to avoid plagiarism by giving proper credit to those people whose ideas you use in your projects & assignments.

Proper credit = IN TEXT CITATIONS + REFERENCE LIST

Plagiarism

is the act of taking and using the whole or any part of another person’s work and presenting it as your own without proper acknowledgement.

In text citations

involve citing your source in the middle of your text when quoting or paraphrasing.

Reference list

is an alphabetical list of all the books, images, web pages, newspaper, and journal or magazine articles used in your assignment.

Extra links

[i] plagiarism video created by the University of Bergen (subtitles but worth watching!)

[ii] APA Style Blog at http://blog.apastyle.org/

[iii] Son of Citation Machine (use Manual entry mode!)

[iv] Cheat Sheet {NEW!}

[v] Mendeley Reference Manager

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