The citation examples on this guide were adapted from any of the following sources:
According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, to "plagiarize" means:
All of the following are considered plagiarism:
Source: "What is Plagiarism?" Turnitin, 2017, http://www.plagiarism.org/article/what-is-plagiarism.
Wondering where the information for your citations come from? The following examples show how you would find the information for an article and for a book just by looking at the first page or two of the resource. Note the examples use for MLA style, but can be applicable to the other styles as well in terms of where to locate certain elements needed to build your citations.
To cite a book in MLA, you will need to know the following information:
Author(s) or Editor(s), Title of Book, Publisher, Publication Date
You should be able to find this information within the first few pages of the book. For example, in the image below, the title page and the back of the title page contain everything you need to write the citation.
Left: Title Page; Right: Back of Title Page