What is plagiarism?
Dalhousie University defines plagiarism as "the submission or presentation of the work of another as if it were one's own."
Why does it matter?
You must give credit for other people's work and ideas, to not do so is considered cheating. Penalties for plagiarism include failing grades, suspension, or expulsion.
Learn how to properly cite your research using the resources on this page.
There are many products available to help you manage references such as Zotero, EndNote and Mendeley. The Citation Management Guide can help familiarize you with some of these tools.
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