More about Standards for Academic Papers

Sources and Style

  • Stop Plagiarism. A tutorial for international students in Denmark about plagiarism and how to avoid it. If you don't know the rules for handling your sources correctly it may lead to unintentional plagiarism, which can even cause you to fail your exams.
  • APA Formatting and Style Guide. Remember that the norms about style may be different at your department so always check with your teacher before deciding to use a specific style guide.
  • MLA Formatting and Style Guide. This is another guide in the same format.

For inspiration

See a collection of graded academic papers by students studying English at