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APA Citation Style, 7th edition: Avoiding Plagiarism

A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 7th edition.


     Do Not Copy Image

Plagiarism is usually unintended.

The practice of copy/pasting content you found online or from a book and/or journal can be problematic. Try the following to help you avoid plagiarism:

Mona Lisa?

Botero's Mona Lisa 

Fernando Botero's
"Mona Lisa" (1977): 
Example of parody not plagiarism 

Avoiding Plagiarim

Plagiarism & Copyright Overview

No Cut & Paste Image

GW Honor Code