This tutorial will show you how to use information correctly without plagiarizing. You will learn how to recognize plagiarism, and how to tell the difference between plagiarism and appropriate use of information in research papers.
Using someone else’s words or ideas without properly giving credit is plagiarism. To avoid plagiarism, there are three important things to keep in mind: citing your sources, using quotation marks, and paraphrasing.
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