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Controversial/Contemporary Issues: Plagiarism

General Rule of Thumb

If you aren't sure if you need to cite it or not, go ahead and cite it.

Do I need to cite if I ...

... directly quote from a source?

Yes

... paraphrase from a source?

Yes

... summarize a source?

Yes

What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is taking someone else's work and claiming it as your own. 

Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age

Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age. Films Media Group, 2011. Films On Demand. Web. 28 August 2013. http://proxy.campbell.edu/login?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=103991&xtid=43790.

Plagiarism Tutorial

The following tutorial was created by the librarians at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

Plagiarism.org