Simon Fraser University on when to quote and how to do it properly.
Purdue OWL with a step-by-step guide to paraphrasing, complete with examples.
Strategies for crafting good summaries, complete with a case study and examples. From Simon Fraser University.
Reporting verbs are used to blend your sources seamlessly with your own writing to avoid "quote bombs." This link from the University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre explains how to use them effectively.
Verb Tenses for Academic Writing
What verb tense should you use in your assignments? How do you refer to the articles and studies you cite? The Writing Center at George Mason University explains the three most common verb tenses used in academic writing.
What is Plagiarism (And How to Avoid It)
Plagiarism occurs when you take another person’s words or ideas and claim them as your own.
The most common forms of plagiarism are:
copying or paraphrasing another author’s work without proper acknowledgement
using the ideas or lines of reasoning of another author’s work without proper acknowledgement
submitting work that someone else has written or substantially edited
submitting the same work for multiple courses without approval
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