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Plagiarism 101 for Students: How to avoid it

Learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid getting in trouble

What you can do to avoid plagarism

Don't copy and paste.


Don't procrastinate. Writing is a process.


Keep  track of the sources you find and use.


Learn how to paraphrase.


Give credit to others by citing your sources.


Ask your instructor or a writing consultant if you are unsure.

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Lisa Crumit-Hancock
Defiance College
Pilgrim Library
Room 216
Director of Student Academic Support Services
Director of Library and Informational Resources
FYE 100 Coordinator