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If you would like further information on plagiarism, citing sources, or the writing help at NCCU, please consult the following resources:

Policies & Consequences

NCCU Undergraduate Catalog (Page 86 - 87)

Knowing your school’s Academic Integrity Policy can help you avoid violating that policy.  Please see pages 86 and 87 of the NCCU Undergraduate Catalog for the NCCU Academic Integrity Policy.

Writing Help

NCCU Writing Studio

A service available to students, faculty and staff that includes in-person and online tutoring, as well as various writing resources

Online Citing Help

Citation management software

RefWorks and EndNote are all available for NCCU faculty, staff, and students.  Also, Landmarks Citation Machine and Zotero are available on the internet.

Additional Web Resources:

Purdue University Online Writing Lab

Provides online guidance for MLA and APA style citations, as well as instruction on grammar and mechanics, research, and professional writing

The Chicago Manual of Style Online Citation:

Print Citing Help

The NCCU James E. Shepard Memorial Library also have a variety of print-based resources for creating citations—ask for them at the reference desk:

  • Chicago Manual of Style
  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations ("Turabian")
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
  • The ACS Style Guide

*Note that citation manuals are often in the reference section and can only be used in the library.

Many other books have been published that can help you with citations—some of these are based on one style, others have information on using several different styles:
  • Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success by Charles Lipson
  • A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker