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BIOL 414: Freshwater Ecology

Use this guide to help you complete your Freshwater Ecology Research Paper.


Although citation styles differ according to discipline, citing sources is standard practice for scholars and students engaged in written academic conversations.

See the author instructions from the American Fisheries Society (look at the "Instructions for Authors", then scroll down to the "Reference formats" section.) 

Paraphrasing, Summarizing & Quoting

The following links may be helpful when starting the writing process for essays and research reports.  Remember, you can always visit the CMU Tutorial Learning Center for in-person help.

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To avoid accidental plagiarism, be sure to start working on your assignment early and visit the Tutorial Learning Center if you need help with citations.