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Scholarly Publishing

Important information for faculty and student authors

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.

Academic Integrity for International Students (University at Buffalo)

Citing Media

Citation and attribution can mean slightly different things when discussing images. The page  Citing vs Attribution from Notre Dame University gives examples and correct usage. 

Some other sources from the Colgate University Library about how to cite images:

APA for images

Chicago for images

MLA for images

APA Citations with No Authors

MLA Format for Websites



Zotero is the only research tool that automatically senses content in your web browser, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Whether you're searching for a preprint on, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from your university library catalog, Zotero has you covered with support for thousands of sites.

Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes.


EasyBib is another bibliographic citation management tool that allows users to create citations for the resources that they use in their research papers. EasyBib allows the user to create citations in a variety of styles, such as APA, MLA, and Chicago.

Learn how to use EasyBib and register for your free acount.