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Course Guide to CHN 190: MIND AND BODY IN CHINA: Citing Your Sources

This Course Guide is created for the freshmen seminar class: MIND AND BODY IN CHINA. It gathers library resources related to the subjects taught in this class and aims to help students with their research project and class papers.


Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is availab in print or online, is plagiarism, a violation of the Emory Honor Code, here are some information for you to avoid plagiarism.

How can you avoid plagiarism?

Style Guides

The Citing Your Sources research guide provides information on why you should cite your sources, plagiarism and how to avoid common mistakes, as well as a list of style manuals. A selected list of style manuals are listed below.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online
Also in print: 15th ed. Z253 .U69 2003 Reference Desk

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed.
LB2369 .G53 2009 Reference Desk
See the MLA Formatting and Style Guide for some online help.

Help with Citations for Electronic Resources



EndNote is a program that makes it possible to collect and organize references in a database and instantly create properly formatted bibliographies.



Zotero, a Firefox add-on, collects, manages, and cites research sources. Zotero allows you to attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations, organize them into collections for different projects, and create bibliographies using Word or Open Office.

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