Using someone else's words or ideas without giving them credit is called plagiarism. Avoid plagiarism by learning to correctly cite your sources any time you borrow from someone else. Be sure to use the correct citation format for your course. The Student Handbook: Categories of Academic Dishonesty outlines how plagiarism is defined at WT.
Writing styles are sets of standards for:
Ask your professor what style you should be using! Use the resources bellow for more information.
APA Style is used primarily in the social and behavioral sciences, such as Psychology, Sociology, and similar disciplines.
Use the following links from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) to format your:
Additionally, the library has a print copy of the APA manual. See below for further information on finding a copy:
If you're not sure about how to cite sources, contact the writing center or
Look at the APA's Reference Examples page for sample sources cited in APA.
Note that the newspaper example does not have an author (byline). If you are citing a newspaper article that has an author, the pieces of the citation are in the order:
Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of article. Title of Newspaper, page number.
Schultz, S. (2005, December 28). Calls made to strengthen state energy policies. The Country Today, pp. 1A, 2A.