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Criminal Justice: Plagiarism

This subject guide covers criminal justice resources available at the Johnston Memorial Library, including full-text journals, magazine, and newspaper articles, criminal justice websites, and printed materials.

What Is Plagiarism?





the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language 
and thoughts of another author and the representation 
of themas one's own original work.


something used and represented in this manner.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Taking notes during your research is one way that you can avoid plagiarism. Taking thorough notes does require some skill, however. To learn more about note-taking tips and templates, click here.