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CHEM 302: Lab in Chemical Structure and Reactivity (HC) Spring 2019

Chemistry 302: Lab in Chemical Structure and Reactivity (Scarrow)

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 images on your poster (see below)!

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!

Some options are EndNote, and ZoteroHere's how to use them:

Guide to Using EndNote

Guide to Using Zotero