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CN Counseling Faculty: Library Support: Citing & Plagiarism

Plagiarism and How to Avoid It (video)

Video: Carteret Community College. (4.33 minutes)

New APA Database: Citing and Writing Help

Select Write to view 9 paper templates and sample papers.  You will need to create an individual account to save your paper.  Hover over Welcome in top right portion of screen. Click Log in.  Create an account. Now select the paper template you wish to use.  Begin by creating a title. You will be given the option to view several introductory videos on writing your paper.  These videos are very helpful for first time users.

Select Learn to access short videos, sample papers and more. Click Go to Quick Guides for complete list of available videos. (If video does not automatically load, click the forward arrow in bottom right of video screen.) Here are a few samples of what's available:

Basic Setup

Alphabetizing the Reference List

Citing References In Text

APA Headings

Citing Help with Examples

APA Tutorial (requires Flash enable browser.)

APA Basics (requires Flash enable browser.)

Citation Generators

The citation generators listed below will construct a citation for you. They are not foolproof. Proofread the finished product carefully.

  • NoodleTools ( Select free tools at the bottom of the screen. Use NoodleTools Express.)  Select from APA, MLA or Chicago styles. As you enter information, pop-ups appear with formatting rules to help guide you. 
  • KnightCite

DOI Look Up

Library databases often provide the doi number for articles. If you are having trouble identifying a doi for an article, try Crossref.org.

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