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					Don’t just        Society                                 5
assume that
your note card    pg. 26   With all the changes going on in
is not an exact            the 1950’s and 1960’s, people
quote…                     were in a state of confusion
                           and skepticism, and the Beatles
                           were a refreshing antidote to
                           America’s self doubt.

With all the changes going on in the
1950’s and 1960’s, people were in a
state of confusion and skepticism, and
the Beatles were a refreshing antidote
to America’s self doubt (Assayas 26).
        …check the source used
        (the book or article)

         With all the changes going on in the 1950’s and
         1960’s, the world was in a climate of confusion
         and skepticism, and the Beatles were a refreshing
         antidote to America’s self doubt. The Vietnam War


With all the changes going on in the
1950’s and 1960’s, people were in a
state of confusion and skepticism, and
the Beatles were a refreshing antidote
to America’s self doubt (Assayas 26).
        …check the source used
        (the book or article)

         With all the changes going on in the 1950’s and
         1960’s, the world was in a climate of confusion
         and skepticism, and the Beatles were a refreshing
         antidote to America’s self doubt. The Vietnam War
                                 You only changed a few words.
                                 This is plagiarism unless you...
With all the changes going on in the
1950’s and 1960’s, people were in a
state of confusion and skepticism, and
the Beatles were a refreshing antidote
to America’s self doubt (Assayas 26).
            …check the source used
            (the book or article)

            With all the changes going on in the 1950’s and
            1960’s, the world was in a climate of confusion
            and skepticism, and the Beatles were a refreshing
            antidote to America’s self doubt. The Vietnam War
  ...use quotation marks. And make the whole thing exact wording.

“With all the changes going on in the
1950’s and 1960’s, the world was in a
climate of confusion and skepticism,
and the Beatles were a refreshing
antidote to America’s self doubt”
(Assayas 26).
    Why is this plagiarism:
The Celts were not a very literate
group. Despite this, they had an
industrious culture, especially in
metalwork. This seems to have
had a huge impact on
surrounding countries.
The Celts were not a very literate
group. Despite this, they had an
industrious culture, especially in
metalwork (Jones 27). This
seems to have had a huge
impact on surrounding countries.
         The first two sentences are not common
         knowledge. The student got this information
         from somewhere, so he needs to cite that
         source.
Here is the website                     Britannia.com
used
                      The Celts
                      Based on archeological and linguistic evidences as well as
                      classical texts, research shows that people in Iron Age Europe
                      and Britain spoke related languages and shared certain cultural
                      traditions, such as the use of common art style, usually called

Based on archeological and linguistic
evidences, it is clear that people in Iron
Age Europe and Britain spoke related
languages and shared certain cultural
traditions, such as the use of common
art style, usually called La Tene
(“Celts”). Why is this plagiarism, even though the source is cited?
Here is the website                     Britannia.com
used
                      The Celts
                      Based on archeological and linguistic evidences as well as
                      classical texts, research shows that people in Iron Age Europe
                      and Britain spoke related languages and shared certain cultural
                      traditions, such as the use of common art style, usually called

“Based on archeological and linguistic
evidences…research shows that
people in IronallAge Europe and Britain
            It’s or nothing:

                                             and shared
spoke related languagesand use quotations marks,
            Either quote all of it exactly
            or summarize in all your own words and leave off the
certain cultural traditions, such as the
            quotation marks but still site the source (“Celts”).

use of common art style, usually called
La Tene” (“Celts”).