Q. How do I avoid unintentional plagiarism?


Thank you for your question about how to avoid unintentional plagiarism. 

The easiest ways to avoid plagiarism are:

  • Be diligent about citing your information.
  • If you have used someone else's words or ideas, give them credit. 
  • Learn about the different types of plagiarism at this website: http://www.plagiarism.org/ 
  • Visit the APA Help guide if you need to know how to cite the sources.

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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