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Jul 11, 2011 Caroline Eisner
If you would like to find out more about avoiding plagiarism, the following bibliography used to create this series might be useful to you.
Jul 05, 2011 Caroline Eisner
The previous blog posts have been addressed to writers. This blog will offer ideas for instructors on ways to prevent and detect plagiarism.
Jun 27, 2011 Caroline Eisner
Each professor, course, department, school, college or university, journal, publisher, and editor has specific rules about citations and the use of sources. If you are unsure, ask.
Jun 20, 2011 Caroline Eisner
In this blog, you will learn another way to avoid being accused of plagiarism: Even after your paper is returned, keep all of your drafts and notes.
Jun 13, 2011 Caroline Eisner
There are plenty of times when you do need to use a quotation. I want to talk here about how to thread quotations into your paper.
Jun 06, 2011 Caroline Eisner
The rule is that, in general, you must document information that originates in someone else’s work, such as specific words and phrases, information, and ideas.
May 31, 2011 Caroline Eisner
Plan ahead. Even if you are not sure you will use the source, make a copy of the relevant pages, the copyright page, or table of contents.
May 23, 2011 Caroline Eisner
Paraphrasing in not using a thesarus to change a few key words, rearranging a few sentences, or taking a four-line quotation and splitting it up.
May 16, 2011 Caroline Eisner
If you use too many external sources, and not enough of your own ideas, you may be accused of “patchwork plagiarism.”
May 09, 2011 Caroline Eisner
Put your own ideas at the center of your writing and keep them at the center.
May 02, 2011 Caroline Eisner
Using words, ideas, computer code, or any work by someone else without giving proper credit is plagiarism.
Apr 25, 2011 Caroline Eisner
This blog will offer you information about how to avoid plagiarism.
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