Documentation Resources

On Plagiarizing

As you work to incorporate evidence into your paper, you should review how to avoid plagarism. If you're wondering, for example, what to cite or how to paraphrase another's idea, watch this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw6NxvwP41U 

Make sure to read UST's "Academic Integrity Policy." http://www.stthomas.edu/policies/undergraduate/disciplinaryrights/academic/

On Documentation Styles

And then follow the guidelines below for the documentation styles appropriate for your discipline. Remember, consultants can help you prevent plagarizing and guide you through the specific formatting instructions for your particular paper.

The Modern Language Association for the humanities (English, Catholic Studies, Art History)
The American Psychological Association used in the social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology)
Used primarily in history
American Sociological Association
The Council of Biology Editors for the sciences