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FIS 401: Professional Forensic Communications: Cite Your Sources

Guide for FIS 401

Find the CSE Style Guide (Print and Online)

The CSE style guide (8th edition) can be found in the Downtown Campus Library Research Services Collection under the call number T11 .S386 2014.  The link to the online version is below.

Importance of Citing Properly

What? Me Worry?

1.  Avoid plagiarism.  Give proper credit/attribution to someone else's ideas.

2.  Give your reader enough information and accurate information to enable location of what you have cited. 

Fair Use

Copyright law allows academic researchers to use some copyrighted content. 

MIT Fair Use Quiz

Brief Guides to CSE Style

Printable brief guides to CSE style, Name-Year (N-Y). 

Online CSE Guides

The following web pages demonstrate the use of the Name-Year (N-Y) system.

Managing Citations: EndNoteBasic

One of the main ingredients in the ethical use of information is correctly citing sources.  With EndNote Basic, you can create a database of citations, put them in folders, create a bibliography in CSE Style, and insert citations in CSE Style as you type your paper.