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Course Guide to CHN272: Literature in Early and Imperial China: Citing Your Sources

This course offers an introduction to traditional Chinese literature from its beginning in the first millennium through the end of the imperial era in 1911. The class will read and discuss some representative works from various periods, ...



What is Plagiarism?

Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is availab in print or online, is plagiarism.  It is a violation of the Emory Honor Code.

Avoid Plagiarism


How Can You Avoid Plagiarism?

Here are some information for you to learn how to follow certain rules and standards so as to avoid plagiarism.

How can you avoid plagiarism?

Citing Your Sources

Citation Styles

To write your research paper you need to cite the resources that you used to enforce your points.  There are sevearal citation resources available in the library:

In printe:


Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)

REF DESK Z253 .U69 2003

MLA handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA)
REF DESK LB2369 .G53 2003

Manual for Writers of Term papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Turabian)
REF DESK LB2369 .T8 1996




Chicago Manual of Style Online


 MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Help with Citations for Electronic Resources


Citing Electronic Resources

For electronic resources that you are going to cite, here are the instructions and methods you can use: 

Resources for Documenting Electronic Sources

Tools to Collect, Manage and Cite Research Sources



EndNote is a program to collect and organize references in a database and instantly create formatted bibliographies.  For detailed EndNote introduction, download and usage, please visit library's EndNote page:

Get Help with EndNote


Zotero is another program that helps you collect, organize and cite your research sources.  Here is our library's webpage for detailed introduction, download and usage:

Get help with Zotero

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