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Writing 001: 6. Avoiding Plagiarism

Academic Writing

Avoid Plagiarism: Cite Right

Quiz yourself by playing "The Cite is Right!". Listen to the 1 minute intro and then play along.

* Created by Rutgers, Paul Robeson Library

For more on the topic of avoiding plagiariam, visit the complete Rutgers anti-plagiarism tutorial. 

More Resources on Avoiding Plagiarism

Purdue Online Writing Center (OWL), Research and Citation > Using Research

  • quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing information

University of Arizona Libraries, Avoiding Plagiarism

  • examples of acceptable and unacceptable paraphrasing

Avoiding Plagiarism

Citing correctly and managing your research will greatly assist you in avoiding plagiarism. UC Merced has an academic honesty policy which includes a definition of plagiarism.

Ethically using information while in university will prepare you to avoid these examples of plagiarism (Northern Illinois University).

For more details on how to avoid plagiarism, watch this engaging video from LaTrobe University.  Nobody likes a copycat: The ethical use of information < 2 minutes.

Easy Bib Infographic - Understanding Plagiarism