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Plagiarism: Understanding and Avoiding It

This guide is intended to help students improve their understanding of how to avoid plagiarism in their writing and provide support for faculty's use of Demonstrations in this guide currently use the MLA 7th edition Handbook

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A More Careful Look at Plagiarism

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Video Citation: Plagiarism 2.0: Information Ethics in the Digital Age. Films Media Group, 2011. Films On Demand. Web.08 January 2013. <>.

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Avoiding Plagiarism Walkthrough Video

This is a brief citation check of a paper using MLA 7th edition format (3 minutes). If you have problems accessing the video, please check out the PDF version at the bottom of this page.

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Avoiding Plagiarism Walkthrough Documents

Citation Station Quiz

Click on the "Quiz Group" text to take a 5 question quiz on understanding plagiarism.


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