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School Counseling: Citation Help

Organizes and lists books, articles, journal databases, websites, RSS feeds, and more -- all supportive of research in school counseling.

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 plagiarism? Check out the links below.

Video: How to Avoid Plagiarism

Documenting Your Sources

These Web-based tools offer fill-in-the-blank solutions for correct References page formatting: i.e., fill in blanks with author name, book or article title, date of publication, etc.; then click a Submit button and see your citation generated in correct APA style. Caution:  These tools offer formatting style options (MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.). Be sure to select APA, the style required by the NYIT School of Education.

Online Fill-in-the-Blank Solutions (Bibliography Generators)

Citation Machine (Free, Web-based, no login required.)
KnightCite (Free, We-based, no login required.)

In-Depth Formatting/Style Discussion and Guidance

Research and Documentation ONLINE
The OWL at Purdue (Online Writing Lab)

Find additional formatting and citation tools HERE (Tool links on NYIT Library website.)

The NYIT Writing Center (Old Westbury, Manhattan): Get help with all aspects of writing. More info HERE.

The Writing Center

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

Manhattan Campus: 212.261.1577; room 502A

  • Make appointments in room 501A, 1855 Broadway
  • Meet tutors in room 502A, 1855 Broadway
  • Schedule

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