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Plagiarism: Home

What it is and how to avoid it

Plagiarism Presentation

Plagiarism resources @ VCC library

Suggestions for preventing plagiarism

What is plagiarism and how to avoid it?

Plagiarism is using someone else's words or ideas and claiming them as your own.

To avoid plagiarism you must always give credit for information you have taken from someone else.

You must give credit whenever you use things like:

  • words, phrases, quotations
  • ideas, theories, or opinions
  • charts, graphs, drawings, diagrams, music, art

Test your knowledge - You Quote It, You Note It!

You Quote It, You Note It! - An interactive plagiarism tutorial by Acadia University
(takes about 10 min)

You Quote It, You Note It! Plagiarism tutorial by Acadia University

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