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MLA & APA help

Learn how to format papers, cite information sources using MLA and APA style, and how to avoid plagiarism.

Define plagiarism

Plagiarism is presenting someone else’s work as your own.

While plagiarism isn’t against the law, it is a form of academic dishonesty and will result in disciplinary action. Learn about the consequences of plagiarism in the CCC Student Handbook, under STUDENT FREEDOM, RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES AT CCC.

Summarize, paraphrase, and quote

Learn how to avoid plagiarism by correctly summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting sources.

Avoid plagiarism by joining the scholarly conversation

Select this image to access Joining the Scholarly Conversation tutorial.

Joining the Scholarly Conversation opens in Moodle, in a new window. Log in with your myClackamas credentials and begin the tutorial. Turn up your speakers, or access a transcript in the lefthand video player menu.

CC BY license logo.  Tutorial last updated by CCC Library (Oct. 2017).

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