Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
UAFS logo

Cite Sources: Plagiarism

Cite Sources


Avoid plagiarism. Cite your sources.

Plagiarism occurs when you steal someone else's ideas in order to pass them off as your own or when you use another's work without crediting the source.

Citations identify the sources you have quoted, paraphrased, or otherwise used within your work. Citing your sources allows you to give credit to those whose ideas you have used and allows others to follow-up with and verify those ideas.

More information