Preventing Plagiarism

Copyright, Fair Use, and Proper Citation

What is plagiarism?

pla·gia·rism

noun \ˈplā-jə-ˌri-zəm also -jē-ə-\


: the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person : the act of plagiarizing something


"Plagiarism." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 18 Sept. 2013. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plagiarism>.





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What Should I Do?

Avoid Plagiarism in Writing

Properly Cite (Help and Examples from OWL at Purdue)

Get Help From EasyBib (Citation Machine)

What About Copyright and Fair Use for Music, Video, and Etc.?