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Plagiarism 101
How to Write Term Papers
Without Being Sucked into the Black Hole

What it isHelpful Strategies Citation Practice ResourcesReferences Style Guides


1. Mackey, T. (2001). Academic research methods: Citing sources, preventing plagiarism, and making discoveries. Power Point presentation.

2. Murphy, J. and Mackey, T. (2001). Preventing, identifying, and dealing with plagiarism in your classes. Power Point presentation.

3. University at Albany, State University of New York. (n.d.). Community rights & responsibilities 2007-2010. Retrieved May 20, 2008, from

4. Whitley, B.E. Jr. and Keith-Spiegal, P. (2002). Academic dishonesty: An educator's guide. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

5. Princeton Writing Center. (1999). Writing anxiety. Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

6. Purdue University Online Writing Lab. (1995-2002).Planning (Invention): When you start to write. Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

7. Purdue University Online Writing Lab. (1995-2002).Coping with writing anxiety.Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Thanks !!

A very big thanks to Sarah Malavasic for creating the wonderful illustrations for these web pages. I would also like to thank the many friends and colleagues who contributed to the development of this project, particularly Roger Lipera, Trudi Jacobson, Carol Anne Germain, and Deborah LaFond.

[This tutorial was created and designed by Karen Starr, 2002.
Maintained by Trudi Jacobson.
Updated May 20, 2008]

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