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Research 101


1. Keep your reseach notes organized

2. Keep the notes you take from a source with the source's citation information

3. Use quotation marks around copied and pasted text

4. Keep your own words and a source's words separate

5. Include in-text citations as you write, not after you've finished the paper.

Citation Managers:

Free Plagiarism Checkers

These online sites scan your writing and check against writing on the internet, thus alerting you to inadvertent plagiarism.