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Political Science

This guide provides information about conducting research and library resources for students studying political science.

Library Research Guide

APSA Citation Style

Here are a few websites and tools to help you with using the American Political Science Association (APSA) Style for citation:


Plagiarism and academic integrity are two of the highest concerns for Kansas State University's administration and faculty.  Likewise, students need to ensure that they are following the university's policies and guidelines so as not to violate the Honor Pledge.  Even unintentional violations can have quite severe, lasting consequences.

Now, instead of reinventing the wheel, below you will find links to two sets of resources that can help you get a handle on these issues.  The first two link directly to information on K-State's Honor & Integrity website...

...and the second set of links go to general, but still very useful information about plagiarism at Purdue's Online Writing Lab