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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.
You Quote It, You Note It
Created by the Vaughan Memorial Library at Acadia University, this tutorial suggests that researching ethically is also researching efficiently. You will learn how to avoid plagiarism and pick up some good research tips too.
Plagiarism Guide from EasyBib
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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