This is from part of Purdue University's Online Writing Lab. This site covers the balance between building on prior research and originality that students must reach when writing research papers. This site helps to clarify and define what is "common knowledge" and includes sections on safe practices.
CiteULike combines citation management with social networking features. Citation formats provided include APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and some others, and items in your library can be exported into a format compatible with RefWorks and EndNote.
Plagiarism is a common (and often misunderstood) problem that is often the result of a lack of knowledge and skills. Plagiarism.org's mission is to support the education community with a comprehensive set of resources to help students write with integrity.
RefWorks is a web-based program that allows you to easily collect, manage, and organize all of your bibliographic citations. Fitchburg State students and faculty can obtain an institutional account for free.