How Can I Make Sure I Havenít Plagiarized?

The following list can help you double-check your work. Keep this list in mind as you read over your work.You need to cite your source even if:


  1. you put all direct quotes in quotation marks
  2. you changed the words used by the author into synonyms
  3. you completely paraphrased the ideas to which you referred
  4. your sentence is mostly made up of your own thoughts, but contains a reference to the author's ideas
  5. you mention the author's name in the sentence