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Biography Resources

This guide features resources for locating current and historical biographical information.

Citation Style Guides Gallery

ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information

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AMA Handbook of Business Writing

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(American Management Association)

AMA Manual of Style

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(American Medical Association)

American Sociological Association Style Guide

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APA Style Guide to Electronic References, Sixth Edition

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Due to Federal Copyright Law, users may print one copy for their personal use only.

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation

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The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Turabian manual)

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MLA Handbook

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(8th Edition)

MLA Handbook (9th Edition)

Forthcoming April 2021
(Book on Order)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)

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(6th Edition)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA)

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(7th Edition)

Scientific Style and Format

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Academic Integrity at Kean University

Kean University's Academic Integrity Policy explains the importance placed on intellectual honesty, personal ethics and values for all members of the Kean academic community.

Plagiarism is one type of academic integrity violation, and it has very serious consequences. In order to avoid committing plagiarism, the work presented by an individual must truly represent the work of that person, and such work must acknowledge the source of any words, ideas, data, images, music, etc. that have been incorporated into a paper, presentation, Web site, multimedia project, and so on. 

Citations to the original source material must accompany word-for-word quotes enclosed in quotation marks, block quotations, and paraphrased material (ideas that you have put into your own words).

While you gather source material for your research projects, make sure that you keep track of the information you will need in order to acknowledge your sources.

EndNote Online

Use -- an online bibliographic citation manager -- to keep track of the books and articles you locate in various research databases. You can also manually add citation information to EndNote Online from books and print journals articles you have on hand. 

EndNote Online will help you to organize your source information and then to create bibliographies in your required citation styles (such as APA or MLA).

Find out more about EndNote Online, including how to sign up for your own free account