Doing Honest Work in College

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr

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Since its publication in 2004,Doing Honest Work in Collegehas become an integral part of academic integrity and first-year experience programs across the country. This helpful guide explains the principles of academic integrity in a clear, straightforward way and shows students how to apply them in all academic situationsfrom paper writing and independent research to study groups and lab work. Teachers can use this book to open a discussion with their students about these difficult issues. Students will find a trusted resource for citation help whether they are studying comparative literature or computer science. Every major reference style is represented. Most important of all, many universities that adopt this book report a reduction in cheating and plagiarism on campus. For this second edition, Charles Lipson has updated hundreds of examples and included many new media sources. There is now a full chapter on how to take good notes and use them properly in papers and assignments. The extensive list of citation styles incorporates guidelines from the American Anthropological Association. The result is the definitive resource on academic integrity that students can use every day. "Georgetown's entering class will discover that we actually have given them what we expect will be a very useful book,Doing Honest Work in College. It will be one of the first things students see on their residence hall desks when they move in, and we hope they will realize how important the topic is."James J. O'Donnell, Provost, Georgetown University "A useful book to keep on your reference shelf."Bonita L. Wilcox,English Leadership Quarterly

Author Biography

Charles Lipson is professor and director of undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago. His many books include Cite Right, How to Write a BA Thesis, and Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Academic Honesty
The Three Principles of Academic Honestyp. 3
Academic Honesty from Your First Class to Your Final Examp. 5
Taking Good Notesp. 33
Plagiarism and Academic Honestyp. 42
Citations: A Quick Guide
The Basics of Citationp. 57
Chicago (or Turabian) Citationsp. 63
MLA Citations for the Humanitiesp. 111
APA Citations for the Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, and Businessp. 145
AAA Citations for Anthropology and Ethnographyp. 172
CSE Citations for the Biological Sciencesp. 192
AMA Citations for the Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistryp. 207
ACS Citations for Chemistryp. 214
Physics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy Citationsp. 222
Mathematics and Computer Science Citationsp. 229
FAQs about All Reference Stylesp. 239
Thanksp. 251
Indexp. 253
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