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|News and facts
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How to Avoid Plagiarism
An overview, list of safe practices, and online exercise from Purdue University.
How to Recognize Plagiarism
An online tutorial from the Indiana University-Bloomington School of
Education that includes links to web sites describing real plagiarism
Guides to citing using MLA Style
- MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
Lilly Library Ready Reference Shelf: LB2369 .G53 2009
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