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Plagiarism

Learn how to recognize and avoid plagiarism.

Want to Learn More About Citing?

 

Citation methods are pretty detailed and exacting. In addition to the style manuals, here are some resources you can use to learn more about citing correctly:
 

  • Citing and Writing Help -- This guide from the library provides links to APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian help.
     
  • RefWorks --  This online tool helps you manage your citations and automatically generates bibliographies in the citation style you need.
     
  • SJSU Writing Center -- The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring sessions, writing workshops, and other resources to help you become a better writer.

 

But now, let's learn about some of the consequences of plagiarizing.