Plagiarism is defined as the use of wording, ideas, or findings of other persons, writers, or researchers without providing explicit citation of the source and the use of quotations when using the exact wording of others.
The University of La Verne Catalog contains the University’s policy on Academic Honesty.
Below are links to sites that will assist you in avoiding plagiarism and in properly citing sources.
Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism
Indiana University – Plagiarism: What it is and How to Recognize and Avoid It
Research and Citation
OWL at Purdue Research: Where Do I Begin?
University of La Verne Learning Enhancement Center offers free tutoring and writing assistance. If you would like further information or assistance, please contact the Research Librarians in the University of La Verne Library at (909) 448-4301.