Plagiarism is a serious educational offense that can lead to severe consequences. All sources used that are copyright protected must be given intellectual credit by the student writing the paper. Wallingford Public Schools uses MLA Style for formatting research papers. MLA handbooks are available in the library media center.
Works Cited Links:
MLA: http://www.mla.org/style_faq This link connects to the Modern Language Associations (MLA)page of frequently asked questions about MLA style guidelines.
Citation Machine: http://citationmachine.net/ This link connects to Landmark's Citation Machine. This interactive web tool is designed to assist high school, college, and university students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect other people's intellectual properties. Each result will need to be cut and pasted into your bibliography. It is your responsibility to alphabetize each entry.
Noodle Tools: http://www.noodletools.com/tools/freetools.php This link takes you to a page of free tools that you can use to understand and construct accurate works cited pages.
The links below define all levels of plagiarism and offer examples of how to incorporate proper citations into research papers and presentations.
Anti-PlagiarismGuide: This pdf formatted guide is based on ideas submitted by librarians on the LM_Net listserv.