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Modern Language Association (MLA)
What is Plagiarism?
You may have heard the classic definition - that plagiarism is using someone else's work without citing the source. Plagiarism can take other forms, however, including:
Sometimes, plagiarism is accidental. A few strategies can help anyone avoid accidental plagiarism:
Adapted from the University of Rhode Island's guide, "Citing Correctly and Avoiding Plagiarism," Accessed at: http://uri.libguides.com/cite