A guide to citing business resources.
The Chicago Manual of Style is used in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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Note: Your instructor may direct you to use a format not included here, or may direct you to use a variation of one of these formats. Be sure to make yourself aware of each instructor's preference.
Plagiarism is a serious offense at East Carolina University. The ECU Student Handbook defines plagiarism as "Copying the language, structure, ideas, and/or thoughts of another and adopting same as one's own original work." For more information see Section II: Code of Conduct, Penalties, and Hearing Procedures for Students in the handbook.
Tips for avoiding plagiarism The First Year Writing Studio at ECU offers the following suggestions for avoiding plagiarism:
Links for more information
How to Avoid Plagiarism: An Online Tutorial
From Rutgers University
You Quote It, You Note It
From Acadia University
Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
From Duke University
The University Writing Center (UWC) provides instruction to students, faculty, and staff of the university with basic writing skills and assistance with specific writing assignments in any discipline. For more information, please contact the UWC.