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Plagiarism Research Guide: Avoiding Plagiarism


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How to avoid plagiarism

  • Cite everything that is not either your own ideas or common knowledge
  • When you use someone else's words, use quotation marks
  • Indicate where ideas or words come from in your paper (e.g. Jones said . . .)
  • Include accurate citations in your paper, for example:

Andolsun, S., & Culp, C. (2012). Occupancy Based Heating/Cooling for Low EnergyAffordable Housing in Hot-Humid Climates. ASHRAE Transactions, 118(1), 233-240.

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