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CITE YOUR STUFF! Your Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism & Creating Bibliographies Developed by Gayle Bushell for the Resource Centre, October 2006
Plagiarism Plagiarism happens when.. You use another person’s words, ideas or work without giving proper credit to the original owner. Whether the information came from a book, the internet, or an e-mail and whether or not it is a fact, a graph, or a picture, you must give proper credit to the original author or source.
Is it plagiarism when.. You find a great book that has the information you need and you copy the information word for word into your paper? Your Paper YESNO Click yes or no. ?
YOU ARE CORRECT! Make sure you place quotations around what ever information you copy word for word, and give proper credit to the source. Your Paper “ Taken from : Click here to move to the next page.here
Is it plagiarism when… You are searching the internet and find a great web site with all sorts of information for your homework assignment. You read over the information, put the ideas into your own words and give proper credit to the source? YESNO Click yes or no. ?
RIGHT! YOU ROCK! It’s important to take the information you read from a book or a web site and put it into your own words and then tell the reader where it came from. Click here to move to the next page.here
It is also plagiarism when… You cut words, sentences or images from an internet site and paste them directly into your work without giving proper credit. You have a friend write a paper for you or use someone else’s paper as your own. You download or buy a paper off the internet and submit is as your own work.
If you do plagiarize, intentionally or unintentionally… You may have to redo the assignment Your parents may be contacted You won’t get a good grade on your assignment D
Plagiarism is stealing. It is stealing the work and ideas that others have worked hard to create. Would you steal money from a store? Candy from a baby?
How do you make sure you don’t plagiarize? Start your research early! Research takes time. It takes time to search for, evaluate and read sources. Also, if you plan ahead you won’t forget to keep track of what information came from what resource. 1.
How do you make sure you don’t plagiarize? Keep track! Use lists to help you keep track of the encyclopedias, books, websites and online databases you use in your research. The information in these lists will be used to create a bibliography.bibliography 2.
What is a Bibliography? A BIBLIOGRAPHY is a list of all the sources you used while doing your research. This list is usually found on the last page of your research paper.
How do you make sure you don’t plagiarize? 3. Cite your stuff! When you “cite your stuff” you are creating the lists of the resources you used in your research. Citations are the individual entries found in the Bibliography that include information such as the author, title, date of publication or web site address of each resource you used.
If you used a book… Who wrote it? What is the title? When was it published? Author's name, last name first. Title of book, italicized. Copyright date. Example: Kendell, Patricia. Leopards. 2003. Your citation would look like this…
If you used an encyclopedia… What is the subject you looked up? What is the name of the encyclopedia? When was the encyclopedia published? “The subject, in quotation marks.” Full title of encyclopedia, italicized. Copyright date. Example: "Jaguar.“ International Wildlife Encyclopedia. 1991. Your citation would look like this…
If you used a web site… Who wrote the article on the web site? What is the name of the article? What is the title of the home page? When did you visit this page? What is the address of the home page? Example: "Cheetah." The Cyber Zoomobile. 15 Nov. 2005.. Name of the author, if available.“Title of the article, in quotes.” Title of the home page, if available, italicized.Date you visited Your citation would look like this…
Other resources… There are other resources you may have used in your research, such as a newspaper article or an online database. Please check the WCDSB Elementary School Citation Style Guides* for full information on how to correctly create citations for these resources. *These documents are being revised and links to them will be provided as soon as the revisions are completed.
LET’S REWIND… Plagiarism happens when you use another person’s words, ideas or work without giving proper credit to the original owner. Plagiarism is STEALING.
LET’S REWIND… If you do plagiarize, intentionally or unintentionally, you could have to write the assignment again, your parents may be contacted and you probably will not get a good grade on your assignment.
LET’S REWIND… To prevent yourself from plagiarizing –Start your research early. –Keep track of what resources you use in your research. –Cite your stuff. Use the lists you kept of the resources you used to create citations for a bibliography.