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CHEM 115: Chemical Structure and Bonding with Inquiry Lab (HC) Fall 2018

Chemistry 115: Chemical Structure and Bonding with Inquiry Lab (Stuart)

Avoiding Plagiarism

Plagiarism is using the work of someone else without giving that person credit.

Most plagiarism is unintentional.

Cite your sources to avoid plagiarism. 

Don't forget to cite figures and images on your poster (and be aware of copyright implications)!

ACS Style

Examples:

ACS [w/ title] Format - Journal Article:
Holliday, A. E.; Holliday, N. J.; Mattingly, T. M.; Naccarato, K. M., Defensive Secretions of the Carabid Beetle Chlaenius cordicollis: Chemical Components and their Geographic Patterns of Variation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 2012, 38 (3), 278-286.

ACS [no title] Format - Journal Article:
Paley, R. S.; Laupheimer, M. C.; Erskine, N. A. K.; Rablen, P. R.; Pike, R. D.; Jones, J. S., Organic Letters 2011, 13 (1), 58-61. 

ACS Format - Nonscientific Magazines & Newspapers (Print):
Fountain, H.A. Rogue Climate Experiment Has Ocean Experts Outraged. The New York Times, Oct 19, 2012, p A1.

ACS Format - Nonscientific Magazines & Newspapers (Online):
Fountain, H.A. 
Rogue Climate Experiment Has Ocean Experts Outraged. The New York Times, Oct 19, 2012.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/science/earth/iron-dumping-experiment-in-pacific-alarms-marine-experts.html (accessed Nov 19, 2012).

ACS Format - Book:
Voet, D.; Voet, J. G.; Pratt, C. W., Fundamentals of biochemistry: life at the molecular level, 4th ed.; Wiley: Hoboken, NJ, 2013; pp 32-47. 

Web Sites:
Crasto, A. One Million Hits on Google.   http://amcrasto.theeurekamoments.com /2012/01/09/million-hits-on-google/  (accessed September 7, 2012).

Citation Management Software

With citation management software you can:

  • Collect citations and PDFs in one place
  • Automatically create a list of references in the style you choose
  • Automatically create in-text citations in the style you choose
  • Take notes associated with a particular citation
  • Share citations with fellow students and faculty
  • Save yourself a significant amount of time!

Your professor strongly recommends using EndNoteHere's how:

Guide to Using EndNote

          *Choose the style "ACS no title" to get a numbered list of references with no title.