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Plagiarism Prevention & Citation Sources: Plagiarism

This Plagiarism LibGuide is developed to guide users in the use of specific citation styles and plagiarism prevention techniques.

Plagiarism Prevention

Copyright Basics


 Welcome to this LibGuide on Plagiarism Prevention and Citation Styles. You will find different sections at the top of this guide to assist you with your research. Click on the citation guide style for relevant information. If you have any questions Ask a Librarian!




Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement

Plagiarism is using someone else's work without giving proper credit - a failure to cite adequately. 

Copyright infringement is using someone else's creative work, which can include a song, a video, a movie clip, a piece of visual art, a photograph, and other creative works, without authorization or compensation, if compensation is appropriate. 

Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal (Handout)

SU & Academic Integrity

Southern University and A & M College defines academic dishonesty as premeditated cheating, which is defined as conscious, preplanned, deliberate cheating with materials prepared in advance.

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