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Business Dynamics

Here is a copy of the Library research power point presentation given on September 17, 2008.

If you missed class or want to review content, you may review a video of the 11:30-12:20 section .

APA Style Guide & Tips

Creating a well formatted reference list using APA(American Psychological Association) style requires familiarity with the rules of the style.  While the utilities imbeded in subscription databases, on free web sites, provided by the library catalog or RefWorks, a library subscription web based application for managing bibliographies, may be helpful saving time and energy, they do not substitute for the intelligent application of the guidelines for citing references.  Due to errors in article database content and programming inconsistencies, you cannot expect to create a well formated APA reference list relying soley on RefWorks or database citation tools.  Best practice is to use the online tools to generate a draft reference list.  Proof and revise the list to ensure that your reference list consistently applies the APA guidelines.  Consult the following sources to learn how to cite the many types of materials you need to attribute in your papers and presentatons.

APA Style Guide to Electronic Sources

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association available at Falvey Memorial Library, Information Desk

Business Presentations

businessDynamics1.gifThe library has a nice collection of books on how to design, plan and execute effective business presentations.  To find these materials search our catalog or browse HF5718.22 section.


Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement

In the broadest of terms, plagiarism flows from failure to acknowledge or attribute others' ideas, whereas copyright infringement occurs when the tangible expression of original work is reused without obtaining permission from the author.

Villanova University Office of the Vice President and General Council offer guideslines on Copyright in the educational setting.

The Library maintains a collection of Selected Internet Resources Copyright for students and faculty.

The Academic Integrity Gateway provides quidance on plagiarism.

Here is a copy of the Library Review of APA style and attribution of multimedia in presentations.

lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 222


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