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Elizabeth Bertch

 

Elizabeth Bertch, M.F.A., Reading and Writing Specialist

She provides in-class presentations on writing, develops programs to help students write better, and has one-on-one tutoring sessions with students!

Her office is located on the 7th floor in the big ACE room.

Email: Elizabeth.Bertch@resu.edu

Number: (773) 252-5355

 

APA Citation Manual

The library has 5 copies of this book to check out, but also has it on reserve!

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - American Psychological Association Staff
Call Number: WZ 345 P976 2010
ISBN: 9781433805622

  


 

APA Style Examples

What is Plagiarism and Why is it Important?

 

In college courses, we are constantly exposed to other people’s ideas: we read them in texts, hear them in lecture, discuss them in class, and incorporate them into our own writing. As a result, it is extremely important that we give credit where it is due. Plagiarism is using others’ ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of that information.

How Can Students Avoid Plagiarism?

 

To avoid plagiarism, you must give credit whenever you use:

  • Another person’s idea, opinion, or theory;
  • Any facts, statistics, graphs, drawings—any pieces of information—that are not common knowledge;
  • Quotations of another person’s actual spoken or written words;
  • Paraphrase of another person’s spoken or written words.
  • When in doubt, CITE!
 

To avoid plagiarism at ResU, you must use the 6th edition of the APA (American Psychological Association) citation manual and know exactly how to cite information. Improperly formatting your paper will cause you to lose points, so pay attention!

 

Need examples? Click on the link below to retrieve the APA citation handout approved for ResU students.

 

Defaulting Word to APA and Creating APA Title Page and Headers

Take a look at this video to learn how to format your title page and headers for your APA paper! 

 

Creating APA Reference Page

Take a look at this video to learn how to format your reference page for your APA paper!

 

  


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