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College Writing I

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College Writing I

Your friends at UML Libraries want to help you write amazing papers! We have gathered some tips, tutorials, and videos so you can learn more about citation styles and how to avoid plagiarism. If you're not sure how to format your paper, check out this guide or simply ask your instructor. 

What's a Discipline?

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A field of study


"Discipline." Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 25 Aug. 2017.

Using the Correct Citation Style for Your Discipline

Every discipline uses its own citation style, so it's important to know which guidelines to follow before you start writing your paper and citing your sources. Most disciplines have style manuals with supplementary websites that are updated frequently. You can use library research guides, which link you to the websites for each style.