GSA Reference Guidelines and Examples
Citation Machine GSA style format [NOTE: when using electronic citation generators, be sure to go back to the style format (in this case the GSA reference guidelines and examples above) to confirm the citation is in the correct format.]
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University is a highly respected source of citation and formatting information used by librarian's nationwide. You can access several different style formats at the OWL website, as well as view examples of research papers, reference pages, and annotated bibliographies.
Checklist for Avoiding Plagiarism:
Are you using:
|Your own independent material|
|Someone else's own independent material|
You must acknowledge someone else's material.
|Do all quotations exactly match their sources? Check!|
|Have you inserted quotation marks around quotations that are run into your text?|
|Have you shown omissions with ellipsis marks and additions with brackets?|
|Does every quotation have a source citation?|
Paraphrases and Summaries:
Have you used your own words and sentence structures for every paraphrase and summary? If not, use quotation
|Does every paraphrase and summary have a source citation?|
|Have you obtained any necessary permission to use someone else’s material on your Web site?|
| Have you acknowledged every use of someone else’s material in the
place where you use it?
|Does your list of works cited include all the sources you have used?|
Checklist Reference: Fowler, Ramsey H. and Jane I. Aaron. The Little, Brown Handbook. 12th Edition. New York:
Pearson Education, Inc., 2004. http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_12/204/52318/13393605.cw/index.html