Plagiarism What is  Plagiarism ?
Definition of Plagiarism <ul><li>Plagerize ’pla-je-riz: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own...
Common Examples of Plagiarism <ul><li>Understanding  Plagiarism </li></ul>
What can’t you do?  And How to Avoid Plagiarism…. <ul><li>Copy any direct quotations from your source material without pro...
What can’t you do? And  How to Avoid Plagiarism… <ul><li>Paraphrase a borrowed idea without introducing it and documenting...
What can’t you do?  And How to Avoid Plagiarism… <ul><li>Copy another paper, either from someone else or your own paper fr...
Unintentional Plagiarism You can avoid  unintentional plagiarism  by using direct quotations and citing the author when yo...
Why take Notes? Why Take Notes? To summarize other’s ideas  and use your own words,  called  Paraphrasing . <ul><ul><li>Yo...
What to put on your Notecards? Title of reference (book, article, interview, etc.) Author's name   Reference publication i...
Notetaking <ul><li>E xample  1 </li></ul><ul><li>Example 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Example 3 </li></ul>
Get Ready to Research <ul><li>Research Planning  Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>MLA Secondary Citation  Worksheet </li></ul><ul><...
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Plagiarism

  1. 1. Plagiarism What is Plagiarism ?
  2. 2. Definition of Plagiarism <ul><li>Plagerize ’pla-je-riz: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one’s own. </li></ul><ul><li>Use (a created production) without crediting the source. </li></ul><ul><li>To commit literary theft: present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. </li></ul><ul><li>From: Webster’s New collegiate dictionary 9 th ed., (Springfield, MA: Merriam 1981, p. 870) and http://oslis.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. Common Examples of Plagiarism <ul><li>Understanding Plagiarism </li></ul>
  4. 4. What can’t you do? And How to Avoid Plagiarism…. <ul><li>Copy any direct quotations from your source material without providing quotation marks or crediting your source. </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge borrowed material with an introduction and citing the source page number: “According to Smith, “Smith point out, …”, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/learnresearch/research/citesource/plagiarism </li></ul>
  5. 5. What can’t you do? And How to Avoid Plagiarism… <ul><li>Paraphrase a borrowed idea without introducing it and documenting the source of the idea. </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/orig-steps/research/citesource/plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Use your own words and writing style and make sure you cite where these thoughts originated. </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/learn-to-research/research/citesource/plagiarism </li></ul>
  6. 6. What can’t you do? And How to Avoid Plagiarism… <ul><li>Copy another paper, either from someone else or your own paper from a previous assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your own thoughts, words, and ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/learn-to-research/research/citesource/plagiarism </li></ul>
  7. 7. Unintentional Plagiarism You can avoid unintentional plagiarism by using direct quotations and citing the author when you paraphrase.
  8. 8. Why take Notes? Why Take Notes? To summarize other’s ideas and use your own words, called Paraphrasing . <ul><ul><li>You want to use ideas, words or phrases, as actual quotations in your research paper. </li></ul></ul>Source Notecards help you organize your ideas and thoughts, other people’s ideas, and keep track of your sources. Online example of how to create a notecard.
  9. 9. What to put on your Notecards? Title of reference (book, article, interview, etc.) Author's name Reference publication information, to include publisher, date, place, year, issue, volume. Page number Your own personal comments Source
  10. 10. Notetaking <ul><li>E xample 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Example 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Example 3 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Get Ready to Research <ul><li>Research Planning Sheet </li></ul><ul><li>MLA Secondary Citation Worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/orig-steps/plan/plan research/Researchplanner?plone_skin=OSLIS+Secondary+Theme </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondary.oslis.org/learn-to research/research/citesource/MLASecondaryWorksheet.pdf </li></ul>

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