According to Webster's Dictionary, plagiarism is "the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person". It is very important to avoid plagiarism in all of your work. Use the information on this page to learn how to avoid plagiarism and properly give credit to your sources.
definition citation: "Plagiarism." Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2013.
Thanks to Heidi Blais, Cranston East High School library media specialist, for sharing her page.
Watch this video about the reponsible use of online content:
CommonSenseEducators. "Whose Is It Anyway?" YouTube. YouTube, 03 July 2013. Web.
Visit the sites below for additional information about plagiarism.
http://www.plagiarism.org/ - Includes information about plagiarism, how to avoid it, and how to cite your sources.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/plagiarism.html# - Excellent article explaining plagiarism. Includes a plagiarism checklist
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/ - Ths Purdue OWL Writing Lab's Guide to avoiding plagiarism
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