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Citation: Cite Right and Avoid Plagiarism

What Is Plagiarism?

The Chatham University Honor Code defines plagiarism as "the use of the organizational design, ideas, phrases, sentences or larger units of discourse from another writer or speaker without proper acknowledgment" (Chatham University Honor Code and Policies). See the Honor Code for a full description of plagiarism and its repercussions.

What is plagiarism exactly?

  • Plagiarism 101
    An overview of plagiarism and its prevention from

Cite Right and Avoid Plagiarism

How to Cite Sources and Avoid Plagiarism
A 15-part series of brief videos on plagiarism, avoiding plagiarism, when and how to cite, and an overview of citation styles from the Critical Thinking Tutorials series.

Purdue OWL: Avoiding Plagiarism
A guide that defines plagiarism and offers tips on safe practices when researching.

WriteCheck Plagiarism Check
A guide that gives specific examples of plagiarism and ways to avoid it.

Plagiarism: How to avoid it
A light yet informative 2:30-minute video from Bainbridge College.

Academic Writing: Plagiarism and Referencing
An in-depth 15-minute video (with references) from Aston University lecturer.

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