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Sports Medicine and Physical Education: Citing and Plagiarism
This guide supports Sports Medicine and Physical Education research for the programs at Lyon College.
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.
The American Chemical Society's Effective Communication of Scientific Information.
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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.
You don’t have to pay anything. Whether you are a one-time user or plan to make the most of this free plagiarism detection tool on a daily basis, you are not required to pay for subscription. You are presented with a very basic, functional layout that does not require for any previous experience with plagiarism detection tools.
There are 2 Ways To Check For Plagiarism
Duplichecker enables you to either copy and paste your text in the field and then check it for plagiarisms, or upload a Docx or Text file from your computer. You are allowed 50 Plagiarism Scans Per Day For Registered Users.
From individual students to lecturers and institutions, Viper is the plagiarism checker of choice for thousands of people every month. Start scanning your work for free or get even more features with Viper Premium!
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