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NSCAD Library: Writing & Citing Sources

The NSCAD Library is Atlantic Canada’s only library dedicated to fine arts, craft, and design. It houses an extensive collection of print and media resources, online databases, and special collections to support learning in all subjects taught at NSCAD.

Writing Centre

The Writing Centre is located in the Seeds Building, Room 403. 

Avoid Plagiarism

NSCAD University's Academic Integrity Policy includes these clarifications of plagiarism:

"For the purposes of this policy, plagiarism includes, but is not limited to:

(i) copying verbatim the work or portions of the work of another without providing the source of the work. Sources of plagiarism include, but are not limited to, another’s words, phrases, recordings, images, and data. Plagiarized material may be drawn from many sources including, but not limited to, websites and other online sources, online term papers, books, articles, image libraries, email, lectures, or encyclopedias (including online encyclopedias): For further information please see the MLA Style Manual.

(ii) paraphrasing the work of another, or taking an original idea of another and presenting it as one's own work, without providing the source of the work or the idea:

i. submitting the work of another person as your own,

ii. writing papers or doing studio projects for other students or allowing them to submit your work as their own,

iii. fabricating information, data, or citations or falsifying documents."


Citation Style Guides

APA Style

APA Style Guide
From Purdue University

APA Electronic Reference Formats

APA Style - Includes In Text Parenthetical Citations
From the University Wisconsin-Madison

Chicago/Turabian Style

University of Chicago Style
From Purdue University 

The Chicago Manual of Style
Shippensburg University

Turabian Style Documentation
From Bridgewater State College

MLA Style

MLA Documentation Guide
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison

MLA Citation Style
From Concordia University