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Citations & Academic Honesty

Learn about plagiarism, how to avoid it, and how to use citation managers to help with your research!

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Academic Honesty - Policies and Tutorials

Rosemont Policy Tutorials

Rosemont College takes plagiarism very seriously.

The term "plagiarism" includes, but is not limited to, the use, by paraphrase or direct quotation, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials. Click on the document below to read the full Academic Integrity Policy.

Check out the module The Research Process: A Self-Guided Tutorial for information about plagiarism as well as the Academic Honesty and Integrity module. Test your knowledge at the end of each!

Kistler Library Canvas Tutorial

Citations - General Information

Citation: A (Very) Brief Introduction from NC State University Libraries on Vimeo

Online Resources

Which Type of Citations Should I Use?

  • APA  - APA citation format was created by the American Psychological Association and is generally used in fields in the social sciences, such as psychology, sociology and education.

  • Chicago - Chicago citation style was created by the University of Chicago Press and is generally used in many other Humanities disciplines, such as History and Theology and Religious Studies.

  • MLA -  MLA citation format was created by the Modern Language Association of America and is generally used in certain fields in the Humanities, such as Literature and Communications.

*Check with your professor to confirm which citation style they require for their course.