Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Have a Question? Contact a Librarian:
The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 8:00pm on Saturday.
Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - firstname.lastname@example.org Allow 24 hours for a response.
Schedule a Research Appointment
Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian: Schedule Research Help
This tutorial from the University of Texas at Arlington will help you learn how to acknowledge sources and avoid plagiarism.
A good scholar cites the source of information whenever using another person's ideas, opinion or theory. A good scholar also provides citations for any facts, statistics, graphs, or drawings that are obtained from another source. Quotations of another person's actual spoken or written word, and paraphrases of another person's spoken or written words should also be cited.
For additional information about citing sources, try any or all of the following:
Need help with writing your paper. Try one of these resources.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Probably the best known online source that provides assistance with all types of writing. Also provides extensive resources for APA style.
(Currently covers APA 6th edition, with APA 7th expected in Spring 2020)
Conducting a Literature Review in Education & Behavioral Sciences
In four modules this tutorial defines the nature of a literature review, compares review and research articles, suggests how to finding these resources and recommends strategies for developing the literature review. While some parts of Module 3 are specific to Adelphi, most of the information is general to all literature reviews. The entire tutorial takes less than one hour to complete.