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This guide is intended to provide the Rowan community with information and resources that will foster a better understanding of plagiarism, clarify its definition, and elucidate strategies for avoiding it.


This guide will assist you in understanding how the proper use of in-text citations, the inclusion of accurate and complete bibliographies or works cited pages, and an understanding of how properly to paraphrase, summarize, and/or quote another person's work can be used to avoid plagiarism in your work.