Plagiarism & "When to Cite"
PaperRater.com is a free resource for analyzing documents immediately, in real-time. In-depth analysis is provided to help improve grammar , writing, readability, word choice, style and detect plagiarism.
Which Style Should Your Use?
Your professor should tell you which style they want you to use. If they have no preference, you may follow these guidelines, Citation Guides (APA, MLA, etc.)
AP: Newspapers, magazines, etc.
APA: Psychology, education, and other social sciences.
ASA: American Sociological Association
MLA: Literature, arts, and humanities.
AMA: Medicine, health, and biological sciences.
Turabian: Designed to be used for college students for most any subject.
Chicago: Used in the professional publishing world for books, magazines, etc.
- Writers' Workshop Online : Writer Resources (from UIU)
- Writing Across the Curriculum
- Purdue's Online Writing Lab