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History 6900 Introduction to Historical Research: Avoiding Plagiarism

Instruction in the basic tools and techniques of historical research

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 Checker

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.

dustball.com

www.theplagiarismchecker.com

What Should You Cite?