How to Defend Against Online Plagiarism
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Plagiarism Overview (Purdue OWL)

Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The WPA Statement on Best Practices
This seven page PDF file from the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA) discusses reasons for plagiarism and tips instructors may use to avoid it. Licensed through Creative Commons for duplication.

How to Recognize Plagiarism: Tutorials and Tests (Indiana University)
Provides an overview of plagiarism issues and paraphrasing examples.

Understanding & Preventing Plagiarism
This guidebook was developed to help students better understand the different types of plagiarism, the consequences they carry, and how to avoid plagiarism entirely.

Ulimate Plagiarism Resource: Detecting Plagiarism & Preventing It
Includes tips for prevention and detection, along with course samples of plagiarism statements.

Plagiarism (NIU)
What is Plagiarism (GCF Global)


LSC Library Tutorial (sign in to D2L and find L.I.L.T.)
Rutgers University Plagiarism Tutorial
Plagiarism Tutorial (Univ of Southern Mississippi)

MLA Examples
Purdue Owl

Citation Generators
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Paraphrasing (Credo Research)
Synthesizing Research (Credo Reference)
Writing with Sources: Quoting, Paraphrasing, Summarizing (U of Louisville)