Kresge Library Plagiarism Tutorial
Plagiarism is defined by the Modern Language Association (MLA) as "the use of another person's ideas, information, or expressions without acknowledging that person's work" [MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers
, 6th ed., p. 66].
Examples of plagiarism include copying from a source word for word without citing the original source, as well as paraphrasing an author's words or even ideas withoutgiving appropriate credit.
Take a look at Oakland University's statement on plagiarism and academic dishonesty
in the Oakland University Student Handbook.