Click here for the Mechanical Engineering anti-plagiarism document, which defines plagiarism in its many forms and provides some guidance about how to properly reference other people’s work (or even your own previously published work).
You might think that a traditional status memo is a thing of the past, but submitting a memo to your boss (even when not asked to do so) is a great way to get your work noticed and to help you set your own focus for work yet to come. Click here for a sample memo format that Dr. Brannon uses with her own research group.
The following article also seems to have some good tips:
“Business Memo Format.” Sophisticated Edge. N.p., n.d. Web. June 17, 2012 . .