Below are a list of links from reputable Web sites that offer great tips and strategies for avoiding plagiarism. If you are unsure about rules for citing sources and these guides are not explanatory enough for you, don’t forget to Ask a Librarian here at USF.
- How to Cite Sources and Avoid Plagiarism
- Plagiarism: You Can’t Just Change a Few Words
- Understanding Citation Styles
- Avoiding Plagiarism: What do I need to Cite?
- How to Cite Sources: Citing Without Quoting
Avoiding Plagiarism – the OWL at Purdue
Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work.
Accidental Plagiarism: Don’t Let this Happen to You
Summary: This short video from the University of Arizona Libraries takes the viewer through a cautionary tale of accidental plagiarism and the easy ways it can be avoided.