Monthly Archives: March 2013

Common Citation Mistakes in Research Papers

When putting together a research paper, attention to detail is key, particularly when preparing your bibliography, works cited and reference lists. Here are some common errors that students make:   • Failing to include a works cited or reference list … Continue reading


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What is Plagiarism?

In his humorous ode to the famous Russian mathematician, Nicolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, lyricist Tom Lehrer intones, “I am never forget the day I first meet the great Lobachevsky. In one word he told me secret of success in mathematics: Plagiarize!” … Continue reading


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The ABCs of Getting Good Grades

The best way to achieve academic success is to know what is expected of you in each of your courses. A popular phrase referring to some less demanding institutions of higher learning goes, “Pay your fee and get a B. … Continue reading


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