In addition to the style manuals available through the RSU Libraries, there are many excellent citation guides available on the open web. The RSU Writing Center's website includes links to the best online style manuals. If you need help mastering APA style, the Norton/ Write website offers interactive exercises and tutorials. Purdue OWL is also a great place to learn more about citing various content types as well as the writing process and grammar.
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.