Using Information

How to avoid plagiarism by summarizing and note taking effectively, and by citing your sources.

NoodleTools User’s Guide HANDOUT

This detailed guide is created by the NoodleTool company. This is a HCT subscription, and an excellent project organizer as well as citation builder for students. Resource S32. DOWNLOAD: Noodletools Users Guide HANDOUT

HCT Libraries One Minute Guides: Citations from the HCT databases VIDEO

Items you find in HCT databases (journal or newspaper articles, electronic resources) have an APA citation which you can download. Always check the download against the APA referencing HANDOUT S10, or see S40 for how to download reference for books and DVDs from the HCT catalog. Video is 1:04 min. Resource S41. Citations Tool VIDEO

Search for your resource in the huge WorldCat (world catalogue of library catalogues) and download citations available in 5 styles (APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago, Harvard). Video is 3:34 min. Resource S42.

APA in Minutes: In-text citations VIDEO

An excellent, clear guide to what an APA in-text citation is and how to use them in your work. Produced by Humber Libraries, US. Video is 2:35 min. Resource S50.

In-text citations APA style HANDOUT

A brief handout giving examples of how to add in-text citations into your writing. Resource S51. DOWNLOAD: In-text citations APA style HANDOUT

In-text citations: The basics WEBSITE

Purdue University in the USA has a very good reputation for creating easy to use but accurate guides to APA style (and writing assistance in general). Resource S52. LINK TO:

Plagiarism: How to avoid it VIDEO

This is a very good, short, amusing video introducing students to the topic of plagiarism. Produced by Bainbridge State College, US. Video is 2:50 min. Resource S100.