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#1. How much do you know about when to cite? Click here to test yourself.
#2. Try an interactive quiz.
Click here for a very quick test to see what you do or don’t know about plagiarism.
#3. The Library Research Guide online. Follow these steps to get to the green research guide online:
☺ p71+/82: MLA vs. APA formats and how to format Works Cited page
☺ p76/82: MLA Works Cited entry for Website (e.g., online essay from a database)
Quiz yourself on:
- Citation and Referencing
- Review the difference between paraphrasing and summarizing, then try a recognition exercise.
Paraphrasing to avoid plagiarism
- putting a passage into your own words
- must be attributed to the original source (before you take notes, write down author and source information)
- usually shorter than the original passage
- always CITE (put source information) ideas you have paraphrased from an original source
Links to explore on your own:
Examples of plagiarism in one form or another. Research the most recent forms of plagiarism.
- Plagiarism Suit Against Author J.K Rowling Allowed to Proceed
- Beijing Olympics (Toronto Star)
- Stolen Words: The Internet has made plagiarizing easier than ever. But detection methods have gone high-tech, too. (from U of T magazine)