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Research Basics - All Subjects

Montgomery Library's Guide to Research Basics

Citation Styles

Know your assignment! Your instructor decides which citation style you will use for your research paper. Check all computer-generated citations for accuracy with the appropriate style guide. Use these links for more information.

Citation Formatting Software

Tutoring and Writing Center

Part of the Badgett Academic Support Center at Campbellsville University, The Writing Center provides peer writing consultants to guide undergraduate students through the writing process.

Copyright Info

For current information about copyright issues, use these links:


Plagiarism is the act of passing off someone else's ideas, words, or production as your own, without giving credit to the source. It is fraud and falls under the definition of academic dishonesty. ‚Äč

The Campbellsville University Student Handbook has this to say about Academic Integrity:

Each person has the privilege and responsibility to develop one's learning abilities, knowledge base and practical skills. We value behavior that leads a student to take credit for one's own academic accomplishments and to give credit to other's contributions to one's work. These values can be violated by academic dishonesty and fraud.