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Plagiarism: Avoiding Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism and how can you avoid it?

Plagiarism Guide Contents

Important Tip!

Even if you paraphrase or put something into your own words, you still need to cite the original source.

Real World Examples

Think plagiarism is just an issue for college students writing research papers? Think again!  Check out these real world examples of celebrities being accused of plagiarizing.

Plagiarism Checkers

Want to check your paper to see whether you have accidentally plagiarized?  Here are a couple of free plagiarism checkers that, while not foolproof, can help you check.

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