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Plagiarism & Citing

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Transcript of Plagiarism & Citing

HOW TO AVOID PLAGIARISM:

Get to know your citation style guide

Quote and cite phrases, sentences and paragraphs taken directly from the original source

Cite, charts,statistics, graphs and drawings

When you paraphrase or summarize, give credit to the original author
GET TO KNOW YOUR CITATION GUIDE
MLA:
APA:
American Psychological Association
TURABIAN:
CHICAGO
History
AMA
American Medical Association
Modern Language Association
Humanities, Literature and Arts
Frequently Used in the:
Sciences and Social Sciences
History
5 most commonly used styles
Health, Medicine and Biology
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After this module you will be able to:

Define plagiarism

Recognize when to cite, what to cite, and how to cite

Locate help when you need it
SO.. WHAT DID WE LEARN
The following examples use MLA style to illustrate the various ways you can credit your sources within your text ( in-text citation):


Lets the reader know that it came from another source and points to the full reference at the end of the paper
Plagiarism is a problem facing many universities and colleges (Williams 139).

Dr. James Williams claims that plagiarism is a problem facing many universities and colleges (139).

According to Dr. James Williams, "To maintain high standards, all institutions of higher education must address the present problem of plagiarism" (139).
MLA In-Text Citation
HOW SHOULD YOU CITE A SOURCE?

The second part of documentation is to include all your sources in an alphabetical
"Works Cited"
at the end of the paper.
MLA Works Cited

Merriam-Webster’s Concise Handbook for Writers, Second Edition. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1998.

“Plagiarism.” Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1996.

Spatt, Brenda. Writing from Sources. New York: St. Martins Press, 1983.


Vardy, Lucinda. Mother Theresa, A Simple Path. New York: Ballantine Books, 1995.

But whatever style you will be using-- Documentation consists of two parts:

within the text (AKA: footnotes, end notes, or in-text citations)

end of your paper (AKA: Works Cited or References)

PLAGIARISM

CITING

Writing
Center
Learning
Center
Talk
with
your
professor

Talk
with
a librarian
WHERE TO GO FOR MORE HELP
Online help
WHAT IS PLAGIARISM?

Failure to
cite
quotations
and
borrowed
ideas
Failure
to enclose borrowed language in quotation marks
And submission of
someone else' s work
as your own
Failure to put
summaries and paraphrases
in your own words
WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PLAGIARISM
Dishonest
Devalues the original work of others
Violation of
Fresno State's
Student
Code of Conduct

Frequently Used in the:

Frequently Used in:

Frequently Used in :
Frequently Used in :

Thank You !
When in doubt, ask your instructor.

Make a clear distinction between your thoughts and someone else's.
Fresno State..
Madden Library..

Always cite quotes, paraphrases
and summaries.
Keep track of citation
information
There are many citation styles
always ask which style your instructor
prefers.
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.
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Always cite and document other people's words. and ideas that you use in your paper.
Helps you avoid plagiarizing

Allows the reader to find your research sources and adds credibility
WHY IS CITING IMPORTANT
IN-TEXT CITATION:
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