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Academic Writing Resources

Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

You've done your research and learned about your topic. You know what you want to write and have maybe begun writing. But what do you do with the research you've done? How do you put that information into your paper without just repeating what other people have said? What is the difference between paraphrasing and summarizing? How do I paraphrase? The resources below will help you to answer these questions and learn how to use research effectively in your essay, while keeping it your essay. 

Using Sources

Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting

Using Quotes

Recognizing Plagiarism and Practicing Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting

Citing Sources


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