Computer Information Systems
This Library Guide will help you find credible resources to use for your assignments in Computer Information Systems. Click on the tabs above to find various library resources.
Search Tips When Using GALILEO:
- "Browse by Subject" - search by the subject area or program of study for the articles you wish to locate.
- "Journals A-Z" - search by the title of the magazine or journal that you wish to browse.
- Use the "Search" tab - search for articles by typing in keywords on your topic of interest.
Below is a list of online journals that you may use for your work in Computer Information Systems.
Strategies for Avoiding Plagiarism
- Put into quotations everything that comes directly from the text, especially when taking notes.
- Paraphrase, but be sure you are not simply rearranging or replacing a few words.
- Check your paraphrase against the original text to be sure you have not accidentally used the same phrases or words, and that the information is accurate.
Things You want to Avoid
- Copying and pasting text from the internet into your paper.
- Buying or acquiring a research paper and submitting it as your own.
- Repeating or paraphrasing wording without giving proper credit to the source.
- Paraphrasing someone's argument or line of thought without providing credit.
- Using quotes, summaries or words from others as if they were your own.
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APA Citation Help
These websites will help you in using APA Citation style
Free Citation Management Software
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
KnightCite is a citation creator. Just plug in the requested information and citations will be created in the major citation style of your choice.
Other Citation Styles
The MLA Style Center, published by the Modern Language Association, is the only authorized Web site about MLA style. This free, evolving resource is designed as a companion to the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook.
Chicago-style source citations come in two varieties: (1) notes and bibliography and (2) author-date. This website will offer you assistance for either of the varieties.
APA and MLA Handouts