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Pharmacy 100: Avoiding Plagiarism

Watch the videos on this guide and use the resources in the Home tab to prepare for your group presentation on attributes.

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?


... paraphrase from a source?


... summarize a source?


What is plagiarism?

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

Avoiding Plagiarism

BrockLibrary, What is plagiarism and how to avoid it [Video]. YouTube Published Sept. 2, 2014. Accessed Sept. 11, 2017.

Plagiarism News- The New York Times

Plagiarism Tutorial

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