This is a guide to information about correctly citing references and avoiding plagiarism, for both faculty and students.
What is plagiarism? Many students have heard the classic definition, that it's using someone else's work without citing the source. Plagiarism can take other forms, however, including:
Sometimes, plagiarism is accidental. A few strategies can help anyone avoid accidental plagiarism:
If you need more help, here are some resources:
Created by Amanda Izenstark, 8/05.
Modified by Amanda Izenstark, 11/09, 1/10, 8/16, 1/17.
APA 7th and other formatting updates by Tessa Mediano, 12/20.
MLA 9th update by Reina Kirkendall, 12/21.
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