Basic GuidelinesThe purpose of the term paper in ECS 15 is for you to learn how to do effective research on a subject and then write it up clearly, showing where you got your information.
When creating in-text citations for electronic, film, or Internet sources, remember that your citation must reference the source in your Works Cited.Sometimes writers are confused with how to craft parenthetical citations for electronic sources because of the absence of page numbers, but often, these sorts of entries do not require any sort of parenthetical citation at all.
Usually, part of a chapter in an edited book is cited in-text unless you refer to an edited book as a whole. Firstly, here is how an edited book is cited in-text and then in the reference list.
Unless that's how you want to be remembered ("Oh yeah--Debbie--she's the one who plagiarized her term paper"), it is worth going over just what plagiarism is.