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MLA Database: What It Is and How to Search It

The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography database is an index to journal articles, books, and more, published on languages, literatures, folklore, film, and linguistics.

MLA Style

MLA Handbook cover of 9th editionMLA is used most often in language and literature classes and other disciplines in the humanities.

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

  •   9th edition: Ready Reference (@ Circulation Desk) LB2369 .M52 2021

Academic Honesty and Plagiarism

A basic characteristic of scholarly work is citing the sources used, referred to, or borrowed from. It is academic dishonesty to use ideas from (even if you put them in different words), paraphrase, or quote from someone else's work without acknowledging the source.

 

If you use someone else's work - their words, ideas, art work, music, web pages, software, or some other expression - you must acknowledge the author or creator. Failure to do so is an unethical practice called plagiarism. Stetson has an official policy regarding plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty on the University's Honor System page.


For more information on academic honesty and plagiarism, go to any of the following sites:

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