Synopses & Reviews
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
Now fully updated, this popular guide to academic integrity explains to students how to prepare citations, avoid plagiarism, and achieve real academic success.
About the Author
Charles Lipsonis professor and director of undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, as well as How to Write a BA Thesis and Cite Right, all published by the University of Chicago Press.
Table of Contents
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
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