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The Importance of Being Earnest: Reading, Writing, and Citing


Reading Resources

How to read an academic article (Inside Higher Education):
http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/instant_mentor/essay_on_teaching_students_to_read_journal_articles

Review of Journal Articles (University of Alberta):  http://guides.library.ualberta.ca/content.php?pid=57837&sid=483934

Writing Resources

How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography (Cornell University):  http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill28.htm

Critically Analyzing Information Sources (Cornell University):  http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill26.htm

How to paraphrase to avoid plagiarism (Writing Center at University of Wisconsin-Madison)
http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/QPA_paraphrase.html

Plagiarism Tutorial (University of Maryland, University College)
 http://www.umuc.edu/writingcenter/plagiarism/

Academic Reference Management
http://www.mendeley.com/

Citing Resources

Style Manual and Citation Guides (USC Thomas Cooper Library):
http://library.sc.edu/styleresources.html

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (Purdue University):
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Examples of plagiarism vs. appropriately cited writing (Office of the Provost, Northwestern University)
http://www.northwestern.edu/provost/students/integrity/plagiarism.html

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