Plagiarism, as defined by Centennial College's Academic Honesty and Plagiarism policy, is "to present another person’s ideas, writing, artistic work, creations, etc. 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."
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!