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CAHS Learning Community

This guide is designed to aid the students of the Crispus Attucks High School Learning Community at IUPUI (UCOL 110).

APA Style

APA Style is the preferred writing style for many courses. Below you will find resources that will help you with APA style, including formatting bibliographies.
 
From the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University, this guide provides how-to, sample documents, and examples of APA citations.
Library catalog locations of the official APA publication manual.

What is Plagiarism?

According to the IUPUI Student Code of Conduct, plagiarism is defined as presenting someone else’s work, including the work of other students, as one’s own. Any ideas or materials taken from another source for either written or oral use must be fully acknowledged, unless the information is common knowledge. What is considered “common knowledge” may differ from course to course.

    a. A student must not adopt or reproduce ideas, opinions, theories, formulas, graphics, or pictures of another person without acknowledgment.

    b. A student must give credit to the originality of others and acknowledge indebtedness whenever:

         1. Directly quoting another person’s actual words, whether oral or written;

         2. Using another person’s ideas, opinions, or theories;

         3. Paraphrasing the words, ideas, opinions, or theories of others, whether oral or written;

         4. Borrowing facts, statistics, or illustrative material; or

         5. Offering materials assembled or collected by others in the form of projects or collections without acknowledgment.