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What Plagiarism is, and how to avoid it

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Information on Plagiarism

So what is plagiarism anyway? 

Plagiarism is a huge subject, and there are a lot of factors that go into it. Below is a slideshow that will help you learn more about what plagiarism is, and why you should avoid it when conducting your research.

To view the Rhodes State College stance on plagiarism, and other important information regarding student conduct, please click here to be taken to the Student Code of Conduct.

Now that we know what plagiarism is, how can you avoid it in your work?

Plagiarism can be costly, the consequences for it are often severe. It's definitely in your best interests to avoid it in your work. View the slideshow to learn how you can do just that.

Helpful Online Resources

There are many resources out there to help you learn more about plagiarism, and to avoid it. Below are a few tools to help you get started on avoiding plagiarism in your work, and learning proper citation methods.
 

  • Avoiding Plagiarism - The Purdue OWL
    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and these resources are provided as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects, including how to avoid plagiarism.
     
  • MLA Citation and Style Guide - the Purdue OWL
    The Purdue OWL is the online writing lab for Purdue University, made public for all to use. If you want information on MLA, look no further. Browse through the different links on the website and learn more about proper citations.

     
  • APA Citation and Style Guide - the Purdue OWL
    The Purdue OWL is the online writing lab for Purdue University, made public for all to use. If you want information on APA, look no further. Browse through the different links on the website and learn more about proper citations.

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