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Endnote is a bibliographic citation management software. UNC Charlotte has licenses for EndNote available for all students. Don't know how to use it? Take Endnote 101 at the library for free!
Zotero is a free open-source citation management tool that lets you save articles, websites, and other materials. There are useful tutorials for getting started and maximizing this resource. Zotero needs to be installed on your computer.
The Writing Resources Center (WRC) is a free tutoring service available to all students and can help you at any stage of your writing process—from invention to final polishing—for any academic, professional, or personal writing.
UNC Charlotte students should understand and abide by the University’s policy on academic integrity.
What is Plagiarism?
"In an instructional setting, plagiarism occurs when a writer deliberately uses someone else’s language, ideas, or other original (not common-knowledge) material without acknowledging its source."
"This definition applies to texts published in print or online, to manuscripts, and to the work of other student writers."
"A student who attempts (even if clumsily) to identify and credit his or her source, but who misuses a specific citation format or incorrectly uses quotation marks or other forms of identifying material taken from other sources, has not plagiarized. Instead, such a student should be considered to have failed to cite and document sources appropriately."