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Plagiarism

Using Turnitin
Avoiding Plagiarism

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Peer review is a process through which research articles are vetted by a team of experts in the same field before it is published.These articles are published (in print and online) in peer reviewed/scholarly journals.

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Reference sources likes these are a good place to learn the background on a topic as well as identify key terms and subjects.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks Almanac of American education. (2006). Lanham, MD: Bernan Press. Helps you understand and compare “the quality of U.S. education at the national, state, and county levels.” Using data compiled from the U.S. government and private sources, this volume provides current and historical perspectives on a wide range of topics: school enrollment, per-student expenditures, educational attainment, standardized test sores, and county data. An appendix contains links to useful websites. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LA 217.2 .A45 2006

Guthrie, J. W., (Ed.). (2003). Encyclopedia of education. New York: Macmillan Reference USA. This eight-volume set seeks to provide a comprehensive look at the “institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies found in educational practice.” Signed entries are arranged alphabetically and contain brief bibliographies. Indexed. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB15 .E47 2003

Encyclopedia of educational research. 6 vols. (1992). New York: Macmillan Library Reference. Arranged by topic, these articles provide an overview of various issues, followed by discussion of past research. References are also listed. This is useful for a historical look at specific topics. Reference LB15 .E48

Lester, P.E., & Bishop, L.K. (2000). Handbook of tests and measurement in education and the social sciences, 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc. This reference volume contains summaries and/or instruments of over 120 tests relating to 36 different topic areas, such as communication, mentoring, professional performance, and teacher attitudes. There is also a list of commercial sources (with contact information) for obtaining the tests. Reference LB3051 .L4543 2000

Research Aids Holcomb, Z.C. (2004). Interpreting basic statistics: A guide and workbook based on excerpts from journal articles. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. This slim volume provides excerpts and questions that “allow students to practice interpreting published research results.” Reference & Brookhaven Reference HA35.15 .H65 2004

Holcomb, Z.C. (2006). SPSS basics: Techniques for a first course course in statistics. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. This volume seeks to help students make sense of SPSS, including how to enter data and when/how to use specific statistical procedures. Reference & Brookhaven Reference HA32 .H56 2006

Patten, M.L. (2005). Understanding research methods: An overview of the essentials. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. Research methods defined! This book provides a brief overview of various research methods as well as explanations of sampling, measurement, and experimental design. Also includes a chapter on understanding statistics and writing a literature review. This short volume would be a good place to start as you begin the proposal process. Reference & Brookhaven Reference Q180.55 .M4 P38 2005

Pyrczak, F. (2005). Evaluating research in academic journals: A practical guide to realistic evaluation. 3rd ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. Designed as a guide for those who are learning to evaluate (or need a refresher on evaluating) original research reports. Chapters focus on evaluating titles, instrumentation, analysis and results, and everything in between. Reference & Brookhaven Reference H62 .P97 2005

Pyrczak, F. (2003). Making sense of statistics: A conceptual overview. Los Angeles, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. If numbers give you a headache, this book is for you. The author explains statistics in straight-forward language and illustrates how descriptive and inferential statistics are derived and used. Reference & Brookhaven Reference QA 276.18 .P97 2003

Writing Guides Galvan, J.L. (2006). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. Glendale, CA: Pyrczal Publishing. Here you’ll find guidelines for selecting a topic as well as help with analyzing research literature and writing that first draft. The chapter on style and the mechanics of writing is useful, too. Reference, Brookhaven Reference, and Main Stacks H61.8 .G24 2006

Glatthorn, A.A., & Joyner, R.L. (2005). Writing the winning thesis or dissertation: A step-by-step guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. The authors “demystify the writing of theses and dissertations” by providing step-by-step guidance, from laying the groundwork to defending the final document. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB2369 .G56 2005

Nicol, A.M., & Pexman, P.M. (1999). Presenting your findings: A practical guide for creating tables. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Once you’ve gathered your data, you’ll want to present it in a way that makes sense to your audience. This guide will help you organize your numbers into attractive tables. Includes an alphabetical list of various examples. Reference HA 31 .N53 1999

Pan, M.L. (2004). Preparing literature reviews: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. The literature review provides essential background information and puts your research in context. This book will help you decide between qualitative or quantitative reviews as well as determine a topic and write your first draft. The “Checklist of Guidelines” in the back will help keep you on track, and seven model literature reviews are also included. Reference & Brookhaven Reference Q180.55 .E9 P36 2004

Patten, M.L. (2005). Proposing empirical research: A guide to the fundamentals. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. For students “who are writing their first proposals for empirical research.” Begins with a definition of empirical research and includes chapters on proposing methods of instrumentation and analysis. Students may find the exercises helpful for getting started with the research process and can also look to the sample proposals for further guidance. Very user-friendly and can make a seemingly impossible task more manageable and less stressful. Reference & Brookhaven Reference H62 .P316 2005

Pyrczak, F., & Bruce, R.R. (2003). Writing empirical research reports. 4th ed. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing. Recommended for graduate students working on serious papers as well as those who need to write “research-based term papers that resemble journal articles.” This is not a style manual (youíll need the APA for that), but a series of guidelines that will help you compose the major elements of a research paper, including formulating a hypothesis and writing a literature review. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB2369 .P97 2003

Periodicals To stay informed of current issues, see the following journals:

Education Statistics Quarterly Educational Researcher Theory into Practice

You can also go directly to the Journal Locator to determine where other publications are indexed.

Books in the Circulating Collection For books you can borrow, try searching the catalog for subjects in your area of interest, such as:

Education—Research Education—Research Methodology Elementary School Administration High Schools Administration School Administrators School Management and Organization

Web Sites for EDU 8731 Attaining excellence: A handbook on the standards for the conduct and evaluation of research carried out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1999). Washington, DC: National Education Research Policy & Priorities Board. Find the full text here.

Writing a Precis. A step-by-step visual guide to the final product from Professor Richard Greenwood at Montgomery County Community College (PA).

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Top Multi-Purpose Databases at Dowling

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Tips

  • Identify the main academic/professional organizations in your field and search their home pages for upcoming conferences
  • Do a Google search for your topic and conference and the year
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Tips

  • Most databases will have a “cite” or “cite this” button that will format any given article into an APA citation. Always double check their citation against the APA guidelines.
  • The Dowling Library catalog has a “cite this” button as well.
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Citation Tools

NoodleBib Create a personal ID to use this citation manager tool. You can create bibliographies in any style and export them into Word

NoodleBib Demonstration
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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

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APA Citation Style

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not.

Citing in APA Style

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Web Sites

Attaining excellence: A handbook on the standards for the conduct and evaluation of research carried out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1999). Washington, DC: National Education Research Policy & Priorities Board. Find the full text here.

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Leave a Comment/Suggestion

Do you have information to add? Then please Edit this page. Otherwise to leave a comment, use the box below.

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Periodicals

To stay informed of current issues, see the following journals:

Education Statistics Quarterly

Educational Researcher

Theory Into Practice

You can also go directly to the Journal Locator to determine where other publications are indexed.

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NOT: narrows by excluding words (schools NOT fish)

Here’s a brief video on using AND, OR and NOT.

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Search Tips

No matter where you search there are three good techniques you can use to improve your search results:

  • Boolean searching
  • stemming
  • phrase searching

Boolean Searching

This involves using the words AND and OR within your search.

AND: narrows a search (Egypt AND art).

OR: broadens a search and can be used to describe multiple terms (funeral OR burial)

Here’s a brief video on using AND and OR.

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Stemming

Also called truncation, used to find multiple endings of a word. Put an asterisk (*) at the end of the root word:

Egypt* finds: Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptians

Phrase Searching

Use quotation marks to search for a specific phrase. Quotation marks will keep the words in the order you type to make your results more relevant. Make sure the phrase you’re using is one that is used in discussing your topic:

“New Kingdom”, “Valley of the Kings”

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The most recent dissertations may not yet be available.

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Find Dissertations

Dissertations Written by Dowling Students

Dissertations Written at Other Institutions

Dissertations & Theses (Humanities and Social Sciences
Most dissertations written after 1997 in these fields will be available in full text.

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Find Peer Review Articles

Peer review is a process through which research articles are vetted by a team of experts in the same field before it is published.These articles are published (in print and online) in peer reviewed/scholarly journals.

The most effective way to search across a wide number of journals is through the Library’s subscription databases.

Top Education Databases at Dowling

Education Full Text

ERIC

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Find Education Articles

Begin with the search boxes below. For additional articles, these education databases may also be useful.

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Keyword. Looking for a specific person/place/thing? Do a keyword search for your topic with the name or phrase in quotes. This will find you any item in the catalog that has that phrase in its description. Capitalization doesn’t matter but make sure you spell the name right. And look for synonyms and alternate phrases to describe what you’re looking for:

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Keyword. Looking for a specific phrase/person/thing? Do a keyword search for your topic with the name or phrase in quotes. This will find you any item in the catalog that has that phrase in its description. Capitalization doesn’t matter but make sure you spell the name right. And look for synonyms and alternate phrases to describe what you’re looking for:

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  • Citation Styles
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib demonstration
    • NoodleBib handout
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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

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Finding Books in the Main Stacks

We have both print books and ebooks listed in our library catalog. Here are two good ways to search for them:

Keyword. Looking for a specific person/place/thing? Do a keyword search for your topic with the name or phrase in quotes. This will find you any item in the catalog that has that phrase in its description. Capitalization doesn’t matter but make sure you spell the name right. And look for synonyms and alternate phrases to describe what you’re looking for:

  • “College Readiness”, “College Preparedness”
  • “Learning Standards”
  • “Learning Strategies”

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Subject Headings. Do a subject search for your boxer: last name, first name. This will find any item that has been assigned their name as a subject heading - meaning that the item is primarily about them.

See these pages for more help on finding books.

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Additional subject searches:

Education—Research

Education—Research Methodology

Elementary School Administration

High Schools Administration

School Administrators

School Management and Organization

  • Citation Styles
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib demonstration
    • NoodleBib handout

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks Almanac of American education. (2006). Lanham, MD: Bernan Press. Helps you understand and compare “the quality of U.S. education at the national, state, and county levels.” Using data compiled from the U.S. government and private sources, this volume provides current and historical perspectives on a wide range of topics: school enrollment, per-student expenditures, educational attainment, standardized test sores, and county data. An appendix contains links to useful websites. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LA 217.2 .A45 2006

Guthrie, J. W., (Ed.). (2003). Encyclopedia of education. New York: Macmillan Reference USA. This eight-volume set seeks to provide a comprehensive look at the “institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies found in educational practice.” Signed entries are arranged alphabetically and contain brief bibliographies. Indexed. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB15 .E47 2003

Encyclopedia of educational research. 6 vols. (1992). New York: Macmillan Library Reference. Arranged by topic, these articles provide an overview of various issues, followed by discussion of past research. References are also listed. This is useful for a historical look at specific topics. Reference LB15 .E48

Lester, P.E., & Bishop, L.K. (2000). Handbook of tests and measurement in education and the social sciences, 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc. This reference volume contains summaries and/or instruments of over 120 tests relating to 36 different topic areas, such as communication, mentoring, professional performance, and teacher attitudes. There is also a list of commercial sources (with contact information) for obtaining the tests. Reference LB3051 .L4543 2000

Research Aids Holcomb, Z.C. (2004). Interpreting basic statistics: A guide and workbook based on excerpts from journal articles. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. This slim volume provides excerpts and questions that “allow students to practice interpreting published research results.” Reference & Brookhaven Reference HA35.15 .H65 2004

Holcomb, Z.C. (2006). SPSS basics: Techniques for a first course course in statistics. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. This volume seeks to help students make sense of SPSS, including how to enter data and when/how to use specific statistical procedures. Reference & Brookhaven Reference HA32 .H56 2006

Patten, M.L. (2005). Understanding research methods: An overview of the essentials. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. Research methods defined! This book provides a brief overview of various research methods as well as explanations of sampling, measurement, and experimental design. Also includes a chapter on understanding statistics and writing a literature review. This short volume would be a good place to start as you begin the proposal process. Reference & Brookhaven Reference Q180.55 .M4 P38 2005

Pyrczak, F. (2005). Evaluating research in academic journals: A practical guide to realistic evaluation. 3rd ed. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. Designed as a guide for those who are learning to evaluate (or need a refresher on evaluating) original research reports. Chapters focus on evaluating titles, instrumentation, analysis and results, and everything in between. Reference & Brookhaven Reference H62 .P97 2005

Pyrczak, F. (2003). Making sense of statistics: A conceptual overview. Los Angeles, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. If numbers give you a headache, this book is for you. The author explains statistics in straight-forward language and illustrates how descriptive and inferential statistics are derived and used. Reference & Brookhaven Reference QA 276.18 .P97 2003

Writing Guides Galvan, J.L. (2006). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. Glendale, CA: Pyrczal Publishing. Here you’ll find guidelines for selecting a topic as well as help with analyzing research literature and writing that first draft. The chapter on style and the mechanics of writing is useful, too. Reference, Brookhaven Reference, and Main Stacks H61.8 .G24 2006

Glatthorn, A.A., & Joyner, R.L. (2005). Writing the winning thesis or dissertation: A step-by-step guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. The authors “demystify the writing of theses and dissertations” by providing step-by-step guidance, from laying the groundwork to defending the final document. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB2369 .G56 2005

Nicol, A.M., & Pexman, P.M. (1999). Presenting your findings: A practical guide for creating tables. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Once you’ve gathered your data, you’ll want to present it in a way that makes sense to your audience. This guide will help you organize your numbers into attractive tables. Includes an alphabetical list of various examples. Reference HA 31 .N53 1999

Pan, M.L. (2004). Preparing literature reviews: Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. The literature review provides essential background information and puts your research in context. This book will help you decide between qualitative or quantitative reviews as well as determine a topic and write your first draft. The “Checklist of Guidelines” in the back will help keep you on track, and seven model literature reviews are also included. Reference & Brookhaven Reference Q180.55 .E9 P36 2004

Patten, M.L. (2005). Proposing empirical research: A guide to the fundamentals. Glendale, CA: Pyrczak Publishing. For students “who are writing their first proposals for empirical research.” Begins with a definition of empirical research and includes chapters on proposing methods of instrumentation and analysis. Students may find the exercises helpful for getting started with the research process and can also look to the sample proposals for further guidance. Very user-friendly and can make a seemingly impossible task more manageable and less stressful. Reference & Brookhaven Reference H62 .P316 2005

Pyrczak, F., & Bruce, R.R. (2003). Writing empirical research reports. 4th ed. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing. Recommended for graduate students working on serious papers as well as those who need to write “research-based term papers that resemble journal articles.” This is not a style manual (youíll need the APA for that), but a series of guidelines that will help you compose the major elements of a research paper, including formulating a hypothesis and writing a literature review. Reference & Brookhaven Reference LB2369 .P97 2003

Periodicals To stay informed of current issues, see the following journals:

Education Statistics Quarterly Educational Researcher Theory into Practice

You can also go directly to the Journal Locator to determine where other publications are indexed.

Books in the Circulating Collection For books you can borrow, try searching the catalog for subjects in your area of interest, such as:

Education—Research Education—Research Methodology Elementary School Administration High Schools Administration School Administrators School Management and Organization

Web Sites for EDU 8731 Attaining excellence: A handbook on the standards for the conduct and evaluation of research carried out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1999). Washington, DC: National Education Research Policy & Priorities Board. Find the full text here.

Writing a Precis. A step-by-step visual guide to the final product from Professor Richard Greenwood at Montgomery County Community College (PA).

Find Education Articles

Begin with the search boxes below. For additional articles, these education databases may also be useful.

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Periodicals

To stay informed of current issues, see the following journals:

Education Statistics Quarterly

Educational Researcher

Theory Into Practice

You can also go directly to the Journal Locator to determine where other publications are indexed.

Web Sites

Attaining excellence: A handbook on the standards for the conduct and evaluation of research carried out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1999). Washington, DC: National Education Research Policy & Priorities Board. Find the full text here.

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