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What is plagiarism?
Plagiarism is the act of presenting the words, ideas, images, sounds, or the creative expression of others as your own.
Therefore it is important to Cite Your Sources.
It is important to cite the source of information, ideas, and images when you are doing research. Failure to acknowledge the information, ideas, and/or images you are using is called plagiarism. Plagiarism is a serious offense and every attempt should be made to avoid it. Listed below are examples of ways to cite authorsÕ work when you use it in your own research.
MLA Citation Style
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 6th edition
Follow these color codes:
Author(s), Title of Book, Title of Article, Title of Periodical, Volume, Place of Publication, Publisher, Date, Other Information, Pages,
These formats are MLA style and can be found on the Long Island University C.W. Post Campus website at http://www.liunet.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm
Need help creating your citation? Try the following citation maker.
Citation Maker – found on the Oregon School Library Information Sciences site.