Citing your source correctly helps you avoid plagiarism. In the Student Conduct Code (Section D Academic Misconduct 2b), Lakeland defines plagiarism as: the act of submitting the words, ideas, or work of another as one's own for any academic exercise. Examples of plagiarism include, but are not limited to:
When you find a useful article on your topic for the FYEX annotated bibliography, you will retrieve the database-generated citation in FiSH (that's right, the database does it for you!) in either MLA or APA style. For more help related to database-generated citations, refer to the Video Tutorials tab and watch the video "FiSH Citation Generator."
Generally, when working on a research project, you should get in the habit of saving citation information (author, title, publisher, date, etc.) for any source you might use to ensure you have the proper documentation. A good citation also helps your readers or other researchers easily find the information source you've referred to in your text.
|A. Authors||E. Volume/Issue Number|
|B. Date of Publication||F. Page Numbers|
|C. Article Title||G. Digital Object Identifier|
|D. Source or Publication Title|
|A. Authors||E. Date of Publication|
|B. Article Title||F. Page Numbers|
|C. Source or Journal Title||G. Database|
|D. Volume/Issue Number||H. Digital Object Identifier|