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Research Process: A Step-By-Step Guide: 5a. Avoid Plagiarism

This guide walks you through the steps of the research process.

Keys to Avoiding Plagiarism

To avoid plagiarizing:

  • Paraphrase the original text into your own words.
  • Use quotation marks around text that has been taken directly from the original source.
  • Cite every source of information you use in your paper unless it is common knowledge or the results of your own research.

Plagiarism Tutorials

Plagiarism Guide from EasyBib


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Plagiarism: Don't Do It

From Lehman College:

NMH Academic Integrity Statement

Northfield Mount Hermon is an educational community committed to cultivating high standards and accountability. Ethical behavior is expected of every community member in all aspects of school life, including academic endeavors.

A critical part of academic excellence is ethical use of information, which includes honest representation of a student's work. Students and faculty are expected to demonstrate the principles and practices of academic integrity, as well as to understand what constitutes academic fraud.

Plagiarism: How to Avoid It

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