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COURSE GUIDE TO CHN 404: Contemporary Chinese Fiction in the Original: Citing Your Sources

This Guide is created for the class of CHN 404: Contemporary Chinese Literature. It includes research methods for finding related books, journals and other resources for class papers and projects.

Plagiarism

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?

The Writing Center

The Writing Center Satellite in the Library

The Writing Center Satellite is located directly behind the Reference desk on the 2nd floor of our library.  Please visit this site and see a slideshow as to how to use this service.

Citing Your Sources

Citing your sources means you cite the resources you used for your writing so as to give credit to those people whose idears or words you are using in your paper and to distinguish their ideas/words from your own.  It also allows your readers to verify your claims and to get more information from the source materials.

For more guidance, please review Citing Your Sources Guide.

Here are some printed information:

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

Help with Citations for Electronic Resources

Citation examples

Zotero

 

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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