Plagiarism - the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
Students at NSU who commit plagiarism can receive a failing grade on their paper or class,placed on probation or expelled from the university. The purpose of the video below is to help you understand what plagiarism is, and to teach you how to avoid plagiarism. Be mindful to cite when using someone's else work.
Citing your sources
APA (American Psychological Association) is often the style of choice for papers in the social sciences, business, and sometimes health sciences. Always remember to ask your professor which style he/she prefers. Tutorial
MLA (Modern Language Association) is often the style of choice for papers in language and literature. Remember to ask your professor which style is preferred. MLA tutorial from Hunter's College.
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material to Purdue University Students, members of the community, and users worldwide.Individuals will find information to assist with many writing projects.
This web-based application makes it easy for students to collect and organize sources.
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