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Theological Research

This research guide is intended to supplement instruction in all courses involving theological research and also the DIVI 9049: Introduction to Theological Research course.

What is plagiarism?

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

General Rule of Thumb

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

Plagiarism Tutorial

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

Do I need to cite if I ...

... directly quote from a source?

Yes

... paraphrase from a source?

Yes

... summarize a source?

Yes