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Chicago Citation Style 17th: Plagiarism

This guide will help you cite sources using the Chicago Citation Style 17th edition.

Copying and Pasting

Knowing the rules of properly crediting his sources would have kept Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta out of plagiarism trouble. He was accused of copying and pasting major sections of his PHD dissertation and not including a proper reference list.

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Why you should cite your sources

View this Creative Works tutorial on citing your sources that was produced by the University of Tennessee Libraries.

About Plagiarism

Plagiarism is a serious issue in an academic institution. Always acknowledge your sources by citing them in proper format. This guide provides helpful examples for the APA style.

For more information about MSUB's policies on academic dishonesty, please refer to page 23 of the Student Policies and Procedures Handbook.