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This guide is meant to raise awareness of plagiarism and help students prevent both intentional and unintentional plagiarism.

Avoiding Plagiarism

While you should never plagiarize intentionally, it can be surprisingly easy to plagiarize accidentally.  There are many resources that can help you avoid costly plagiarism mistakes.

UCMO JCKL's "Education Research Tutorial: Evaluation, Citation, & Plagiarism

-The University of California at Davis'  "Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism and Mastering the Art of Scholarship"   

-Plagiarism Avoidance Tools from Purdue's O.W.L. (Online Writing Lab) "Avoiding Plagiarism"             

-Northwestern University's tutorial "How to Avoid Plagiarism"       

-Consider using any number of citation generator programs such as "Easybib," "Citation Machine," or "Noodletools."                                                                       

Resources to help you avoid plagiarism.