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Research DO's  Research DON'Ts
  •  Cite quotations, paraphrases and summaries.
  • Submit work early to Turnitin so that you can: 
    • check your originality report.
    • edit and improve it.
  •  Plagiarize- use somebody else’s words/ideas without giving them credit 
    • 1st offense- loss of credit for the assignment and a disciplinary referral
    • 2nd offense- loss of class credit, student may be removed from class 
  • Use EasyBib without correcting the formatting

The Boise District follows Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines to produce research papers. Be aware other writing/research styles exist and in your future education or employment you may be asked to produce work in APA, Chicago or other style.

Alternate MLA Examples & How-to Guides