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Citation Guide

Cite sources, create annotated bibliographies, and avoid plagiarism.

Understanding plagiarism

Anne Arundel Community College 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.

Learn about plagiarism and its consequences, see examples of plagiarized text, and find suggestions for correctly paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources:

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