What is plagiarism and how do you avoid it?

Plagiarism is the appropriation or imitation of another’s ideas and manner of expressing them, as in art, literature, etc., to be passed off as one’s own.

A thumbnail of the Avoiding Plagiarism infographic
Click here to find out more
“Plagiarism.” The Macquarie Dictionary. Ed. Susan Butler. South Yarra: Macquarie Dictionary Publishers, 2013. Credo Reference. Web. 3 June 2015.

 

What is considered plagiarism?

Steps to avoiding plagiarism:

 

Be an original!!  Use your own words and thoughts in your paper!!