What is plagiarism?
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, to plagiarize is "to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own: use (another's production) without crediting the source" or "to commit literary theft: present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source."
Ways to avoid plagiarism:
For more information about citing your sources, visit Credo InfoLit Core's Citations and Academic Integrity module.
Citation managers are software packages used to create databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to:
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