UTMB Student HONOR Pledge:
On my honor, as a member of the UTMB community, I pledge to act with integrity, compassion and respect in all my academic and professional endeavors.
When to cite?
When to quote?
Ways to quote:
♦ Common knowledge: General, well-known information such as facts and dates.
♦ Paraphrasing: Rewriting or restating an idea/point to make it clearer or match a writing style. Careful! May still require a citation.
♦ Summarizing (reducing section of text to key ideas or points).
Plagiarism - an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author.
plagiarism. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved January 02, 2015, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/plagiarism
The following web sites can help you understand and avoid plagiarizing the works of others.