Cloth $40.00 ISBN: 9780226484761 Published April 2008
Paper $14.00 ISBN: 9780226484778 Published April 2008
E-book $7.00 to $14.00 About E-books ISBN: 9780226098807 Published April 2013

Doing Honest Work in College

How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, Second Edition

Charles Lipson

Doing Honest Work in College
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Charles Lipson

260 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2008
Cloth $40.00 ISBN: 9780226484761 Published April 2008
Paper $14.00 ISBN: 9780226484778 Published April 2008
E-book $7.00 to $14.00 About E-books ISBN: 9780226098807 Published April 2013
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.
             “Georgetown’s 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. O’Donnell, Provost, Georgetown University
            “A useful book to keep on your reference shelf.”—Bonita L. Wilcox, English Leadership Quarterly 
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
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
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