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Student Resources

Below we have provided resources at both Fordham and other universities that you may find helpful.

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

What is plagiarism? By Georgetown University
http://honorcouncil.georgetown.edu/whatisplagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism By Duke University
http://library.duke.edu/research/plagiarism

Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-Plagiarism with useful resources for faculty and students
http://www.osja.ualberta.ca/en/Students/AvoidingPlagiarism.aspx

Getting Started With Research

The Library Research Tutorial at Fordham includes guidance in selecting a topic, finding books, articles, and websites as well as evaluating these resources
http://fordham.libguides.com/librarytutorial

Research Guides is a good starting point for resources arranged by subject with links to databases, and recommended websites
fordham.libguides.com/

Databases include over 250 databases and indexes in all disciplines grouped by subject with many containing full-text documents
fordham.libguides.com/ElectronicResources

Where to go for help

For help online 24/7, over the phone or in-person
https://www.fordham.edu/info/27156/libraries/8597/ask_a_librarian

Fordham’s Writing Center
http://www.fordham.edu/info/20126/writing_center

Purdue’s Online Writing Lab
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Citation Styles

Each of the locations below includes illustrations using MLA, APA, and Chicago.

Duke University Libraries
http://library.duke.edu/research/citing/

Concordia Libraries
http://library.concordia.ca/help/howto/citations.html