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Argumentation and Persuasion

Writing and Style Guides

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  • APA Style Simplified | ISBN: 9781118289099
  • MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers | Call Number: LB2369 .G53 2009 | ISBN: 9781603290241
  • MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing | Call Number: PN 147 .G444 2008 | ISBN: 9780873522977
  • Cite Right | Call Number: PN 171 .F56 L55 2006 | ISBN: 9780226484747
  • The Chicago Manual of Style | Call Number: Z253 .U69 2010 | ISBN: 9780226104201
  • Guide to College Writing | Available in Reserves

Plagiarism: What it is and How to Steer Clear

To plagiarize is to treat another person's opinions, words, or ideas as if they are your own.  Plagiarism is not limited to simply copying another person's work; it can also include using another person's ideas or research findings in your work without giving proper credit.  In order to succeed in college, it is important to educate yourself on all types of plagiarism.  The guide below, provided by Indiana University at Bloomington, outlines the different types of plagiarism most common in colleges and universities, and discusses how it can be avoided.

RSU Writing Center

The librarians at RSU are here to help you find the best resources for your assignments. However, if you need help writing your papers, the RSU Writing Center should be your first stop. The Writing Center is staffed by tutors who can answer questions and provide valuable feedback on your written assignments.

The Writing Center is located in Baird Hall, Room 206, and includes satellite locations in Bartlesville and Pryor. To learn more about how the RSU Writing Center can help you, visit their website.