The subject guide to African Diaspora Studies provides information on resources available at the Alvin Sherman Library, both in the library and online, related to African Diaspora Studies. The subject guide covers books, articles, Web sites, and citations
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Cite Your Sources
When you quote or paraphrase the idea of another person in your
research paper or speech, you must provide a proper
the source in a bibliography or list of references. This
credit to the author and enables the reader to locate
Providing references for sources you used also
to your work, especially if you use authoritative
If you use other people's ideas and do not give
them credit by
providing proper references to their work, you are
plagiarism. Plagiarism is an honor code violation at NSU
as a federal crime.
When citing sources, be sure to use a conventional
style. Most disciplines have a standard style that
expected to use. Each style will specify a uniform way
Please consult the corresponding library guide on the following citation sytles for specific examples:
How to Cite Sources Using APA
How to Cite Sources Using MLA
How to Cite Sources Using Chicago Style
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