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In this section we will explain the concept of plagiarism, and how to avoid accidental plagiarism by inserting citations appropriately and understanding how to paraphrase, but not copy, the work of others. We will also discuss why proper attribution is important to the research community.

Upon completion of this section, you should be able to:

  • Describe how to avoid plagiarism
  • Give reasons for using proper citation in academic discourse
  • Recognize when and what you need to cite
  • Recognize the difference between paraphrasing and copying