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Nursing: How to Avoid Plagiarism

This library guide serves as the HPD Library portal for the College of Nursing, directing faculty and students to the most helpful library resources and services for their academic program.

Cite Your Sources

Be sure to cite your source when you:

  • Quote sentences
  • Use phrases
  • Borrow ideas

Information about your infomation

For every information source you use you must write down:

  • the author
  • the title
  • the date of publication or update

Additional Information Needed

For Books 

  • publisher
  • place of publication

For Journal Articles

  • journal title
  • volume
  • page numbers

For information from Databases 

  • name of database
  • date accessed
  • url

For Information from the Web   

  • name of sponsoring organization
  • date accessed
  • url