Categories of Materials

See these options in the column on left:

  • Guides to Avoiding Plagiarism
    Reliable advice from respected educational institutions -- including Washington and Lee -- about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
  • Citation Styles
    Different disciplines use a range of officially-recognized "styles" to acknowledge and document the use of sources through footnotes, bibliographies, end notes, and other techniques.
  • Dictionaries and Usage
    Authoritative English-language dictionaries and resources on strategies and techniques on academic research and writing.
Questions, comments, and suggestions about this guide should be directed to Senior Reference Librarian Dick Grefe.