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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.
Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age
The following tutorial was created by the librarians at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
This website, sponsored by TurnitIn.com, has educational materials for students about plagiarism.
Play a Game
The campus has been taken over by plagiarism goblins. Players are tasked with finding and eliminating goblins by correctly answering the questions about plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Game by Mary J. Snyder Broussard, Lycoming College in Williamsport, VA.