Skip to Main Content

Film /Video Databases: Plagiarism

A list of streaming video/films databases with access to thousand of videos/films in various subject areas.

NSU Writing Center

Need help on organizing content, editing a paper, or polishing your thesis, the NSU Writing Center located on the first floor of the LBB Library provides one-on-one consultations to NSU undergraduate and graduate students. The writing center is open Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Walk-ins are welcome, students with an appointment will be serviced first.
To make an appointment, call the NSU Writing Center at (757) 823-2271 or use the online appointment scheduler WCONLINE.

Contact the Writing Center via email at with questions or comments.

What is Plagiarism

Citations & Bibliographies

Citing your sources

  • A citation identifies the resource that the work is found.
  • A citation is a written reference of a source either published or unpublished.
  • The source of a citation appears in a list at the end of the paper.


APA (American Psychological Association) 7th edition is often the style of choice for papers in the social sciences, business, and sometimes health sciences. Always remember to ask your professor which style he/she prefers.Tutorial



MLA (Modern Language Association) 8th edition is often the style of choice for papers in language and literature. Remember to ask your professor which style is preferred. MLA tutorial from Purdue's writing lab.



Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material to Purdue University Students, members of the community, and users worldwide. Individuals will find information to assist with many writing projects.

Bedford Bibliographer
This web-based application that makes it easy for students to collect and organize sources. 

Citation Generator
Create citations in multiple formats like APA, MLA, Harvard & Chicago etc.

This site provides examples for creating reference citations for research papers. It includes MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago styles. It allows users to type information in the text boxes and citation machine creates the work citations.

How to Paraphase

Paraphrase vs Plagiarism