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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

OWL at Purdue Avoiding Plagiarism Overview

Research and Citation

OWL at Purdue Research: Where Do I Begin?

MLA Citation Style

APA Citation Style

University of La Verne Academic Success 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.

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