Correct Citation and the Avoidance of Plagiarism

Types of Plagiarism:

  Deliberate:
    • Copying or purchasing a paper from the net • Cutting, pasting or copying from print or online sources • Using another student's paper
  Accidental:
    • Not using quotation marks where appropriate • Changing just a few words • Not giving credit for another's ideas • Handing in a paper done in another class (without permission)
What has to be cited?
    • Direct quotes • Summaries and paraphrases • References to ideas • Spoken words, conversations and correspondence • Unpublished papers • Web pages • Images

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