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Plagiarism and Citations

This guide contains information about plagiarism and citing your sources properly. In this guide, you'll find answers to the following questions:

  • What is plagiarism?
  • Is it plagiarism if I use my own words (paraphrase)?
  • What can happen if I plagiarize?
  • How do I avoid plagiarizing?
  • Why do we cite our sources?
  • What is the difference between an in-text citation and a bibliography?
  • Where can I find information on how to cite things in the MLA, APA, and Chicago styles?

Check out the library's web tutorial on plagiarism here

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Boston, MA 02120