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English, Drama, Film and Creative Writing: Citing Information and Avoiding Plagiarism

Information on books, journals, databases and other useful english, drama & film resources.

MLA Style Quiz

Literature in Context 1 - In Class MLA Style Quiz

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Worried about Plagiarism?

Worried about plagiarism? Visit our guide for help.

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Try our plagiarism tutorial.

MLA Style Tutorial

 

 

Academic Integrity - what is it?

'The University upholds the principle of academic integrity, whereby appropriate acknowledgement is given to the contributions of others in any work...' (Academic Secretariat UCD Registry, 2005, p. 2 **).

Students achieve academic integrity through sound academic writing, avoiding plagiarism, and appropriate referencing and citation.  Essentials for your course are below.

Access our full Academic Integrity Guide at https://libguides.ucd.ie/academicintegrity

** Academic Secretariat UCD Registry (2005) Plagiarism Policy, Dublin: University College Dublin. Available at: http://www.ucd.ie/governance/resources/policypage-plagiarismpolicy/. (Accessed: 16 January 2018).

Which Style To Use for Your Referencing

The School of English, Drama and Film uses the MLA citation style. The School has a detailed Style Sheet available for your essays available here. Below is a detailed printable MLA style guide available from the Library.

For further help and links, go to our Academic Integrity guide.

EndNote

EndNote is a reference management program you can use to organise your research, create bibliographies, insert citations as you write, and import and search PDFs.

Support and information about training is available at https://libguides.ucd.ie/endnote.