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Writing & Citing: The Writing Center

Welcome to the Writing and Citing Guide! Here, you'll find resources for enhancing your writing and correctly formatting your citations.

Plagiarism: What Is It?

"Plagiarism means using another’s work without giving credit. You must put others’ words in quotation marks and cite your source(s), and must give citations when using others’ ideas, even if those ideas are paraphrased in your own words." -- Avoiding Plagiarism: Mastering the Art of Scholarship

Avoiding Plagairism

How can you avoid plagairism? Check out the links below.

Visit the Writing Center!

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The Writing Center serves students, faculty, and staff of NYIT, providing tutorial assistance for all types of writing assignments and tasks. Come to the Writing Center and speak with professors of English about your writing. The Writing Center can help you brainstorm your assignment, review a draft, develop your ideas, and address grammar questions.


Old Westbury Campus:516.686.7557; Balding House, room 100

  • Sign up for tutoring sessions in 101 Balding House
  • Meet with tutors in 100 Balding House
  • Schedule:
    Monday: 11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Manhattan Campus: 212.261.1577; room 502A

  • Make appointments in room 501A, 1855 Broadway
  • Meet tutors in room 502A, 1855 Broadway
  • Schedule:
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
    Tuesday: noon - 4 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
    Thursday: 1 - 6 p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Eduardo Rivera
Wisser Library
Northern Blvd - 8000
New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Room 100A
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