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Plagiarism: What It Is And How to Avoid It

AVOIDING PLAGIARISM - One of the best online writing labs, the OWL at Purdue, provides an overview of plagiarism that clearly shows why plagiarism is cheating and what the consequences can be. Numerous examples and bullet point "Best Practice" sections make this a quick, yet informative guide to giving credit for the work of others to avoid plagiarism. (Link and material used with permission of the OWL at Purdue University]

 

QUOTING, PARAPHRASING, AND SUMMARIZING - Also from the OWL at Purdue (it really is an excellent site with tons of information for writing, citing, and researching), this section gives tips and examples for avoiding plagiarism by using quotations or re-writing in your own words. (Link and material used with permission of the OWL at Purdue University]

   

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