Test your plagiarism savvy, or learn more about what it is, why it's a problem, and how you can avoid it.
Anne Arundel Community College’s Academic Integrity Policy defines plagiarism as “the unacknowledged or improperly cited adoption or reproduction of the ideas, words, data or statements of others, including fellow students and internet sources.”
In addition to explaining plagiarism and its consequences, these links contain examples of plagiarized text and provide suggestions for correctly paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources:
More ways to get help:
MLA-style and APA-style guidelines change over time, especially for citing sources accessed electronically. For the most up-to-date information about how to cite sources correctly, visit these pages:
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