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Avoiding Plagiarism

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How To Detect Synonymized Plagiarism In Writing. Interpreting the Turnitin Similarity Report. How to Reference a Citation Within a Citation in APA Style. Oxford Brookes University: How to Interpret Turnitin reports. Plagiarism. LearningGuide toParaphraseOrQuote. Avoiding Plagiarism. Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing. It's Here: A new look for the Purdue OWL!

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

The new version of the Purdue OWL is available at Worry not! Our navigation menu and content will remain largely the same. In 11 days, we will be discontinuing owl.english.purdue.edu and you will be automatically redirected to the new site. Summary: This handout is intended to help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. How to Cite Something You Found on a Website in APA Style.

By Chelsea Lee Perhaps the most common question we get about APA Style is “How do I cite a website?”

How to Cite Something You Found on a Website in APA Style

Or “How do I cite something I found on a website?” First, to cite a website in general, but not a specific document on that website, see this FAQ. Once you’re at the level of citing a particular page or document, the key to writing the reference list entry is to determine what kind of content the page has.

The Publication Manual reference examples in Chapter 7 are sorted by the type of content (e.g., journal article, e-book, newspaper story, blog post), not by the location of that content in a library or on the Internet. Why Cite? Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing.

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APA Formatting and Style Guide

When printing this page, you must include the entire legal notice. Copyright ©1995-2018 by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue and Purdue University. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use. Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. Home - Citing Your Sources - Research Guides at Southern New Hampshire University - Shapiro Library.

What exactly is plagiarism?

Home - Citing Your Sources - Research Guides at Southern New Hampshire University - Shapiro Library

Let's go to a source! As defined by Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th ed. to plagiarize is: "to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source : to commit literary theft : present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. " What are some examples of plagiarism? Copying a sentence, whole paragraph, or large blocks of text from another source without citing it.Copying from an online source or web site, such as Wikipedia.Copying someone else's work, including your friends and classmates.Purchasing and/or downloading a paper from the Internet and turning it in as your own.Taking someone else's ideas and words and re-phrasing it in your own words, without citing the original source.Not using quotation marks properly for direct quotations.Turning in someone's else work as your own.

What do you NOT have to cite? Diagnosis: Plagiarism. The Dark Side of Plagiarism. Frequently Asked Questions. Citing Yourself. If you cite or quote your previous work, treat yourself as the author and your own previous course work as an unpublished paper, as shown in the APA publication manual.

Citing Yourself

For example, if Marie Briggs wanted to cite a paper she wrote at Walden in 2012, her in-text citation might look like this: Briggs (2012) asserted that previous literature on the psychology of tightrope walkers was faulty in that it "presumed that risk-taking behaviors align neatly with certain personality traits or disorders" (p. 4).

And in the reference list: Briggs, M. (2012). An analysis of personality theory. Find, Read, & Cite Journal Articles. Other useful links: Basics Tutorial (w/audio), APA Style 6th Ed.

Find, Read, & Cite Journal Articles

Columbia says historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized; publisher says it's been taken out of print. Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea, Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992.

Columbia says historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized; publisher says it's been taken out of print

He’s currently on sabbatical and will retire at the end of 2020, the university told Armstrong’s colleagues this week. “These findings were made in accordance with our policy, which required a confidential preliminary review by an inquiry committee, an investigation by a separate ad hoc faculty committee, oversight and recommendations by the university’s standing Committee on the Conduct of Research, and final decisions by the executive vice president for research and the provost,” Maya Tolstoy, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, wrote in an email to professors that was obtained by Inside Higher Ed.

Armstrong declined to comment. But the findings certainly aren’t a surprise to him or many others who study North Korea. Michael V. You can't make this stuff up: Plagiarism guideline paper retracted for...plagiarism. This could be an April Fools’ joke.

You can't make this stuff up: Plagiarism guideline paper retracted for...plagiarism

But it isn’t. In what can only be described as an ironic twist, the Indian Journal of Dermatology is retracting a paper that presents guidelines on plagiarism for…wait for it… Plagiarism. Son of Citation Machine.