Avoiding Plagiarism: Write Better Papers in APA, Chicago, and Harvard Citation Styles

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iUniverse, Jan 7, 2011 - Social Science - 112 pages
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Writing scholarly papers is a tough business; when you plagiarize someone else’s work, you not only risk getting a bad grade—you could be expelled. Avoiding Plagiarism helps students to write better papers and avoid mark deduction due to improper citing and referencing. Examples using APA, Chicago, and Harvard citation styles are examined and made easy.

Advance Praise for Avoiding Plagiarism

“Unlike other resources in this area, Dr. Wong’s book provides additional information on tools for similarity detection and citation generation. Educators will find this book a valuable resource.”
—Professor Wing Lam, Dean, U21Global, Singapore

“Knowing how to cite and reference are fundamental skills which are missing in many graduate students. This book provides those ‘missing’ skills in an easy, innovative and entertaining way.”
—Richard Anthony, Indonesia

“This book provides useful information considering all the queries that may pop-up in a student’s mind while attempting to provide citations and references.”
—Tasneem Tailor, India Dr.


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General characteristics
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