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BIOL 2389 SO Luyster: Citing Your Sources

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association Staff

ISBN: 9781433805592

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the official APA style guide and is available at each campus. Remember, your instructor is the final authority for all citation questions.

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Plagiarism: Don't Do It and How to Avoid It

According to the TCC Student Code of Conductplagiarism is the use of work or ideas without proper acknowledgment of source. Prohibited behaviors include, but are not limited to:

  1. Partial or incomplete citation of work or ideas.
  2. Improperly paraphrasing by acknowledging the source but failing to present the material in one’s own words.
  3. Paraphrasing without acknowledgment of the source.
  4. Multiple submissions of the same or substantially the same academic work for academic credit.
  5. Copying, partially or entirely, any material without acknowledgment of the source


Plagiarism and its consequences are easy to avoid!

1. Do your own work.

2. Acknowledge other people's work by citing it.

The APA Plagiarism Tutorial will teach you how to properly cite and paraphrase information. If you have any questions or concerns, ask your instructor, a librarian, or a writing tutor for help.