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Politics 105: Citing and Plagiarism

Getting started with the POL05 class? This guide provides the best resources to get you information about your topic.

Digital Style Guides

Lyon College does not necessarily endorse nor condone content found on third-party websites. Links are provided as a convenience only.

Paper Citation Guides in the Library

It is important to cite your sources to give credit where it is due and to avoid the consequences of plagiarism. 

Check with your instructor as to which style format you need to use.  The Mabee-Simpson Library has guides for several formatting styles (MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian and others).   Listed below are the library's hard copy of style manuals.

 

Diagnosis: Plagiarism

Free Plagiarism Checkers

Plug your work into a plagiarism checker to see if you have accidently committed plagiarism.  Below are several free packages that are very popular.  Lyon College does not necessarily endorse nor condone content found on third-party websites. Links are provided as a convenience only.

Library Hours 2020-21

Open 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday and

Closed Weekends Until February 4.

Hours for Spring Semester 2021
Starting February 2

Sunday 6 p.m. to Midnight
Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed

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Updated 01-13-2021

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