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Course Guide to CHN272: Literature in Early and Imperial China

This course offers an introduction to traditional Chinese literature from its beginning in the first millennium through the end of the imperial era in 1911. The class will read and discuss some representative works from various periods, ...



What is Plagiarism?

Using the work of another scholar without proper citation, whether that work is availab in print or online, is plagiarism.  It is a violation of the Emory Honor Code.

Avoid Plagiarism


How Can You Avoid Plagiarism?

Here are some information for you to learn how to follow certain rules and standards so as to avoid plagiarism.

How can you avoid plagiarism?

Citing Your Sources

The Emory Libraries Citing Your Sources Research Guide provides information on why to cite sources, how to avoid plagiarism, how to avoid common mistakes, and a list of style manuals.

You can also visit websites with basic guidelines on how to use common style formats, such as:

    Duke University Libraries, Citing Sources (Chicago and APA styles)

    OWL at Purdue, APA Formatting and Style Guide


Help with Citations for Electronic Resources


Citing Electronic Resources

For electronic resources that you are going to cite, here are the instructions and methods you can use: 

Resources for Documenting Electronic Sources

Citation Software


There are some citation software for you to use to organize your citations and instantly create properly formatted bibliographies, such as EndNote and Zotero.  Emory has a site license for EndNote and you can obtain a free copy by downloading the software from Emory's Software Express site.

For help with EndNote or Zotero, visit the Library's Help Guides or sign up for one of the classes we offer throughout the semester.


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