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Academic Writing: Plagiarism and Citing Sources: Home

This guide provides links to help students learn to avoid plagiarism and become proficient in documenting sources using MLA or APA citation formats

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

The purpose of this guide is to help students to understand academic customs in relation to crediting and documenting sources, and the idea of academic integrity.

View Atlantic Cape Community College's policy on Academic Integrity.

Defining Plagiarism

Learning to Use Sources

How to Cite Sources: Citing Without Quoting

Blackboard Basics: Uploading an Assignment to TurnItIn

Quick Check

Decision tree for understanding when to cite a source. Check out the link below for a text version.

Kirschenbaum, M. (2018). Am I plagiarizing? EasyBib,

Plagiarism: How to avoid it

Games and Active Tutorials


This guide was developed by Leslie Murtha, Atlantic Cape Community College Libraries.
Published July 2020.