Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty and may be a violation of U.S. Copyright laws. Plagiarism is defined as the act of taking someone else’s words, opinions, or ideas and claiming them as one’s own. (Bergen Community College Catalog 2011-2012, page 63)
There are quite a few different ways to cite resources in your paper. The citation style depends on the academic discipline involved or what your instructor requires. For example:
ASA Style - From the American Sociological Society. Often preferred in the fields of Sociology.
This guide was created by Dr. Paula Williams.
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