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    • Basic Research: Health and Biomedical Information Lesson 6 A Warner Memorial Library Presentation Eastern University, St. Davids, PA
    • with Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian [email_address] 610-341-1461
    • Putting it all together. In preparing a paper for class the student researcher is expected to follow the standards for formatting in their classes’ academic disciple. For a publication to be acceptable as scholarship all research must be put together in a recognized style and format considered acceptable.
    • Lesson 6: Citing Your Research
      • The lesson reviews the tools available to student as they cite their research and properly format their research paper.
      • These tools are used to answer questions such as:
      • How is the title page formatted?
      • What does an introduction look like?
      • What is the proper manuscript format?
      • How should references be cited?
      • How does the researcher avoid plagiarism?
    • A. The style standard for the sciences.
      • The American Psychological Association or APA Style is the academic recognized standard format for papers written in the sciences.
      • The text of the APA Style is available at the campus bookstore, online bookstores or in the library’s collection (BF76.7 .P83).
      • This is a “must use” resource for anyone seriously interested in writing in the sciences.
    • B. APA Style Information on the Web
      • The are some excellent websites with in-depth examples and tutorials for the APA Style.
      • APA Online Tutorial
      • University websites
      • Crib sheets
      I’ll demonstrate!
    • C. Tools to Assist the Researcher
      • There are web-based tools that will do some of the work of formatting in APA Style.
      • Use the tools found within a database.
      • Use the RefWorks citation management site.
      I’ll demonstrate!
    • End of Lesson 6 Please answer the questions for this lesson.