Plagiarism, as defined by Centennial College's Academic Honesty and Plagiarism policy, is "to present another person’s ideas, writing, artistic work, creations, etc. (including those generated by Artificial Intelligence or AI tools or websites) as one’s own. This includes the presentation of all or part of another person’s work as something one has written, paraphrasing another’s writing without proper acknowledgement, or representing another’s work or creation as one’s own. Any use of the work of others, whether published, unpublished or posted electronically
or on the web, attributed or anonymous, must include proper acknowledgement."
You can avoid plagiarism by:
There are many citation styles available, and your instructor will usually indicate in your assignment what style they want you to use. At Centennial, the most-used citation styles are APA (American Psychological Association), MLA (Modern Language Association) and Chicago.
Please see below for resources that can assist you properly cite your sources and avoid plagiarism!