By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:
Plagiarism is taking and using another person’s ideas, or way of expressing them, and passing them off as your own by failing to give appropriate acknowledgement. This includes material sourced from the internet, staff, other students, and published and unpublished works.
It is in your best interest to watch the following short video tutorial (2m:21s) to get a good grasp on the term "plagiarism", as well as the strategies you can use to avoid plagiarising others' work.
Published by: GCFLearnFree.org (open-source tutorials)
All the academic papers require referencing or citing of information sources used.
The improper citation/reference or no citation/reference will lead to plagiarism. Therefore, it is important to provide the source information in the form of citation and reference.
The citation appears in the body of the paper whereas reference appears at the end.
For more citation/reference help visit: https://apastyle.apa.org/
Please watch the following short video tutorial (3m:01s) that introduces the purpose and basic conventions of citing sources in-text and in a reference list using the American Psychological Association (APA) Style, 7th edition, 2019.
Use this reference manual to guide you when citing and formatting reference entries in accordance with
principles established by the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition
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