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BIOLOGY 312 Writing In Biology - Akiko Okusu

Resources to help with your research assignment

APA Citation Guides

Not only do you need to cite your sources, but you need to format them according to a particular style. Your instructor will often ask you to use a certain style in your paper. For this course, you will use APA (American Psychological Association) format.

Resources from the UMass Amherst Writing Center

The UMass Amherst Writing Center, located in the Learning Commons on the Lower Level of Du Bois Library, has a page devoted to resources about various aspects of writing and 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: