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APA Citation: Plagiarism

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Avoid Plagiarism: A Tool Kit

Approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.

Step 1: Watch a short video (3 min.)

Step 2: Read - What is Plagiarism?

Step 3: Examine 10 types of plagiarism.

Step 4: Take a quiz.


What does it mean to plagiarize?

Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty. To avoid plagiarism cite your sources using APA Style citations, and learn how to paraphrase and quote.

Watch this short video. Produced by Bainbridge State College.


Do you know when to paraphrase and quote?

When to Summarize, Paraphrase, and Quote – from George Mason University’s Writing Center.

Writing Paraphrases – from UNC College of Arts & Sciences.

Paraphrase: Write It in Your Own Words. 6 Steps to Effective Paraphrasing – from Purdue University

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