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Doctor of Physical Therapy Program: Avoiding Plagiarism

This research guide highlights library resources that pertain to physical therapy.

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 Tutorial

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

Plagiarism.org