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Latin American Literature - Prof. Rodriguez: Plagiarism

  Plagiarism TUTORIAL

Plagiarism is easily avoided by correct CITATION. Here is a guide to help you understand what constitutes plagiarism. 

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Avoid Plagiarism

Plagiarism occurs when you use another person's verbal or written words or text in your own work without appropriately documenting the source of the borrowed words or text. The borrowed text could come from a variety of places, such as a book, a newspaper, a magazine, a website, or even another student's paper.

No matter where the text comes from, it must be documented accurately. Accurate documentation means that you must follow the MLA (Modern Language Association) or APA (American Psychological Association) rules for documentation.

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