Academic writing often involves research and the use of sources. Accordingly, students have the need to understand how to evaluate and cite sources as well as integrate source material into their texts. The first site listed covers principles for using sources and the second site offers sound tips for avoiding plagiarism when conducting research.
- Using the Work of Other Authors (Central European University)
- How Not to Plagiarize (Writing at the University of Toronto)
One outstanding resource on teaching how to use sources is Plagiarisim and Using Sources (Amy R. Taggert and Rebecca M. Howard, in Teaching English: The Instructor's Resource Portal, requires free registration)
This resource is
an excellent online resource for dealing with plagiarism
and teaching how to use sources. It delves into the
history of authorship and tackles citation practices.
It also gives practical instructional strategies,
resources, and a bibliography, along with answering
the most frequently asked questions.