How to Avoid Plagiarism

Are you struggling to understand how and why to cite sources in your research papers?  These concise tutorials from Kevin deLaplante at Iowa State University clearly illustrate some very common student misconceptions about plagiarism.  Watch and learn!

Plagiarism: The Basic Definition – YouTube

Plagiarism: You Can’t Just Change a Few Words

Plagiarism: Paraphrasing Without Attribution

Visit our library citation guide at for more information on how to cite your paper using specific citation styles.

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