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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.