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WR 121 (Sauvageau) - Fall 2019

Research guide for literary analysis & argumentative essays

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Plagiarism Spectrum: 10 Most Common Types of Plagiarism

Image that describes different types of plagiarism: clone, hybrid, CTRL+C, mashup, etc.

Image from Grif Alspach, J. (2014). A case of plagiarism: Lessons for editors, authors, reviewers, readers, and plagiarists. Critical Care Nurse, 34(5), 12-16. doi:10.4037/ccn2014786

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Tips for Preventing Plagiarism

  • Take notes in your own words--do not copy and paste from source unless you plan to quote
  • Use PowerPoint slides to take notes and easily reorder ideas
  • When you write, reword what's in your notes
  • Immediately record the source, even if you're not sure you'll use it
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