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Why Citations Matter (Video)

Citations are a crucial part of what makes a successful research paper. Other important parts include your own original ideas, and the facts that you’ve gathered.

Citations not only show your professors the path that you took to reach your conclusions, but you’ll also have a handy reference list to show you’ve worked hard to find sources that help shape what you’ve written.

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Why Citations Matter (Tutorial)

Professors ask you to incorporate resources into your paper to back up your ideas with authority.

Citations enhance your argument and provide support for your ideas. Doing this correctly enables your professor to better hear your voice and provide you with important feedback.

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APA Citations (Video)

In order to avoid committing plagiarism, it’s important to understand how and where to cite and reference sources you have used to write your research paper.

In this video you’ll learn how to create citations for websites, books, ebooks, and journals according to the American Psychological Association, or APA, style.

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APA Citations (Tutorial)

The APA, or American Psychological Association, style guide most commonly is used in the sciences and social sciences. If you're taking a course in one of those areas, such as anthropology, psychology, or business, it is likely that your professor will want you to use APA form.

This tutorial will ensure that you are well on your way to correctly formatting APA citations in your own paper.

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QUIZ: APA Citations

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MLA 7th Edition Citation Style (Video)

In order to avoid committing plagiarism, it’s important to understand how and where to cite and reference sources you have used to write your research paper.

In this video you’ll learn how to create citations for websites, books, ebooks, and electronic and print journals according to the Modern Language Association, or MLA, style.

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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style (Video)

Formatting citations can be tricky, but the latest MLA style guide aims to simplify things.

The 8th edition of the MLA Handbook was published in 2016 and provides a general template or guideline that you can use to format your citations for any source type.

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MLA 8th Edition Citation Style (Tutorial)

MLA commonly is used in the liberal arts and humanities. If you're taking a course in English, literature, or philosophy, for example, you may be asked to use MLA.

In this tutorial, we will explore the 8th edition of the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style.

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QUIZ: MLA Citations

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Turabian Citation Style (Video)

In order to avoid committing plagiarism, it’s important to understand how and where to cite sources you used to write your research paper.

This video will expose you to the variety of ways you can create citations, and the most appropriate places to include them in your paper using the Turabian style.

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QUIZ: Turabian Citations

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Harvard Citation Style (Video)

In order to avoid committing plagiarism, it’s important to understand how and where to cite sources you used to write your research paper.

This video will expose you to the variety of ways you can create citations, and the most appropriate places to include them in your paper using the Harvard style.

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Chicago Style 17th ed. Journals (Video)

Chicago Style has specific requirements for citations depending on the format of the source.

In this video we'll review the Chicago style guidelines for citing journal articles in both the notes and bibliography of an assignment.

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Chicago Style 17th ed. Books and eBooks (Video)

Chicago Style has specific requirements for citations depending on the format of the source.

In this video we'll review the Chicago style guidelines for citing books and eBooks in both the notes and bibliography of an assignment.

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Chicago Style 17th ed. Websites and Social Media (Video)

Chicago Style has specific requirements for citations depending on the format of the source.

In this video we'll review the Chicago style guidelines for citing websites in both the notes and bibliography of an assignment.

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Academic Integrity (Video)

One objective of an academic career is to learn how to express your own thoughts and ideas in spoken and written words. Learning how to recognize and avoid plagiarism ensures that your “voice” is evident in writing assignments, research papers, and projects.

Throughout this video, we’ll define plagiarism and ethical behavior, recognize that acting with academic integrity stems from an understanding that information has value, and appreciate scholarship as an academic conversation.

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Plagiarism (Video)

Although this is a common violation, plagiarism takes many forms.

This video will discuss the different types of plagiarism and how to avoid it in your own writing.

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Copyright (Video)

Copyright and privacy rules exist in order to balance the rights of creators with the rights of public use of information.

In this video, we will define copyright, review exceptions to copyright restrictions, and provide guidance on how to use different works ethically.

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QUIZ: Academic Integrity

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