“Plagiarism is the act of using another person’s ideas or expressions in your writing without acknowledging the source.”  MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers


Location: http://www.powayusd.com/student_resources/WritingWithStyle/Plagiarism/WaysToAvoidPlagiarism.shtml

Definitions, examples and ways to avoid from the PUSD Writing With Style Manual

PUSD Academic Honesty Policy

The laws of the district.  Every student and parent receives a copy of this annually.

What is Plagiarism? 

Location: http://gervaseprograms.georgetown.edu/honor/system/53377.html
A very detailed article about plagiarism from the Georgetown University Honor Council, with plenty of examples of what not to do when writing a paper. Includes an ethical statement and definition related to plagiarism. 


Plagiarism: What It is and How to Recognize and Avoid It

 Location:  http://www.indiana.edu/~istd/overview.html
The Indiana University Writing Center offers these tips and examples for their students who want to avoid getting into trouble via plagiarism. Covers unacceptable paraphrasing, citation terminology, and strategies for using the Web while avoiding plagiarism. Includes lots of concrete examples. 

The final two links are taken from Peter Milbury, Librarian, Chico High School, Chico, CA. Copyright 2003. <http://www.school-libraries.org/milbury/>