What every student should know about avoiding plagiarism

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Pearson/Longman, 2007 - Education - 74 pages
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Students will take plagiarism seriously and understand its consequences with this timely and effective supplement. Here, source usage methods -- summary, paraphrase and quotation -- are explained, with examples. The most common types of plagiarism are discussed, from simple mistakes such as forgetting to use quotation marks when using someone else's exact words, or failing to acknowledge another's thoughts and ideas, to wholesale fraudulence, such as purchasing student papers from online sites and claiming them as one's own work. A brief essential guide to citing sources using both MLA and APA documentation styles is also included.

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Contents

Sources and Information That Need to
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Loyalty to the Source
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Quoting Lines of Poetry
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Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Linda Stern is a Washington-based financial journalist and nationally syndicated newspaper columnist.

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