Plagiarism: What it is, and how to avoid it.
image citation: Mol, D. (2007). "Fail Road [photo]". CC. http://www.flickr.com/photos/fireflythegreat/2845637227/
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/) is an invaluable reference for writing research papers. Covering everything from creating a thesis statement and coping with writer's block to formatting citations and the principles of academic writing, this comprehensive web site is a resource tool for every paper you'll ever need to write.
The Ferris Writing Center offers free assistance to all FSU students, faculty, and staff. In addition to tutoring help on-campus, the Writing Center will do tutoring online, including reviews of research papers and citation consultations. Don't pass up this opportunity for help.
MLA Style & Citations
Copies of the full-length MLA Handbook can be found in the Ready Reference section on Floor 1 of the library near the Oval Information Desk.
Information about tables, graphs, and statistic figures in MLA - OWL MLA Style Guide
Citations - a FLITE guide
A guide to understanding citations, and a link to different online citation management tools that can help you input your sources and create your bibliographies.
The Project Information Literacy Online Tutorial (PILOT) will help you with
- identifying types of resources useful for research;
- selecting resource(s) to meet your needs;
- finding information;
- retrieving resources containing needed information;
- evaluating resources and the information they contain.