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FRE 252 Second-Year French II - Dr. Kelle Keating Marshall: Plagiarism

3 Ways To Avoid Plagiarism

Top 10 Types of Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the presentation of another’s words or ideas as if they were not your own without giving credit to the other person.

You give credit by citing the author. 

Q: What do you cite when? 

A: Cite facts that are not common knowledge. Also, cite when you summarize someone else’s work, using the author’s exact words or paraphrasing ideas; basically, cite anything which is not your OWN original thought. 

When in doubt, CITE!

Tip: When you make claims in you paper, support those claims with evidence and cite the sources that provided that evidence.  

Citing

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