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Since its publication in 2004, Doing Honest Work in College has become an integral part of academic integrity and first-year experience programs across the country. This helpful guide explains the principles of academic integrity in a clear, straightforward way and shows students how to apply them in all academic situations—from paper writing and independent research to study groups and lab work. Teachers can use this book to open a discussion with their students about these difficult issues. Students will find a trusted resource for citation help whether they are studying comparative literature or computer science. Every major reference style is represented. Most important of all, many universities that adopt this book report a reduction in cheating and plagiarism on campus.

            For this second edition, Charles Lipson has updated hundreds of examples and included many new media sources. There is now a full chapter on how to take good notes and use them properly in papers and assignments. The extensive list of citation styles incorporates guidelines from the American Anthropological Association. The result is the definitive resource on academic integrity that students can use every day.

             “Georgetowns entering class will discover that we actually have given them what we expect will be a very useful book, Doing Honest Work in College. It will be one of the first things students see on their residence hall desks when they move in, and we hope they will realize how important the topic is.”—James J. ODonnell, Provost, Georgetown University

            “A useful book to keep on your reference shelf.”—Bonita L. Wilcox, English Leadership Quarterly 

About the Author

Charles Lipson is professor and director of undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago. His many books include Cite Right, How to Write a BA Thesis, and Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Part One

Academic Honesty

 

1          The Three Principles of Academic Honesty

2          Academic Honesty from Your First Class to Your Final Exam

3          Taking Good Notes

4          Plagiarism and Academic Honesty

 

Part Two

Citations: A Quick Guide

 

5          The Basics of Citation

6          Chicago (or Turabian) Citations

7          MLA Citations for the Humanities

8          APA Citations for the Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, and Business

9          AAA Citations for Anthropology and Ethnography

10        CSE Citations for the Biological Sciences

11        AMA Citations for the Biomedical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry

12        ACS Citations for Chemistry

13        Physics, Astrophysics, and Astronomy Citations

14        Mathematics and Computer Science Citations

15        FAQs about All Reference Styles

 

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226484761
Author:
Lipson, Charles
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
Plagiarism
Subject:
Bibliographical citations
Subject:
Editing & Proofreading
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Reference-Editing
Subject:
Writing Skills
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Chicago Guides to Academic Life
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
202
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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