Properly citing resources is key to avoiding plagiarism. Follow the links below to find the appropriate style guide for your class. Remember, even if you put an idea in your own words, you must cite the original author.
Plagiarism is using other people's ideas or words as your own without properly giving credit to the original author. Oftentimes, plagiarism is unintentional.
What is unintentional plagiarism?
What can you do to avoid unintentional plagiarism?
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