How can students avoid plagiarism?

Know the policies — 92% of students surveyed in a national study of plagiarism and cheating in universities said they had been informed and that faculty members have taught them far more than orientation programs, the student handbook or other students

Here’s what other readers of this website have to say about plagiarism at WSU:

  1. “Cite. Form their own opinions.”
  2. “capture or write down citation information for a source as soon as you start using it”
  3. “the best way is to simply remember to cite your sources”
  4. “Start projects early so you have enough time to develop your own thoughts instead of regurgitating someone else’s.”