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Biology

A guide to resources in Biology at UMass and beyond.

Citation Guides

Not only do you need to cite your sources, but you need to format them according to a particular style. Your professor will often ask you to use a certain style in your paper. Here are links for more information about the styles commonly used in the biological sciences:

Books on Writing & Research

Academic Honesty & Plagiarism

"Academic dishonesty is prohibited in all programs of the University. Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to: cheating, fabrication, plagiarism, and facilitating dishonesty." University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Honesty Policy and Appeal Procedure

Here are some links for more information about avoiding academic dishonesty: