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Plagiarism: A Student Guide: What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism of text...

Have you ever turned in a paper that includes phrases or sentences you haven't composed?  This is...

How do I avoid plagiarizing?

React to what you read about and include that, too.  And own what you write. Let your ideas and unique way of communicating your knowledge shine through.

Plagiarism of structure...

Have you ever found a resource that is so well laid out that you found yourself paraphrasing the work sentence by sentence?  This is...

How do I avoid plagiarizing?

Paraphrasing is not an open book activity.  Read (or view) a source and then, without referring to the text, write down your understanding of what you read.  And don't forget the citation!

Plagiarism of ideas...

Have you ever discovered a unique idea of someone else's and rewritten the idea in your own words? This is...

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