How can I avoid plagiarism in academia?

To avoid plagiarism, follow these guidelines:

  • Always cite and reference all sources used in your work.
  • Give full credit to the source.
  • Understand the rules of citation styles such as APA, MLA, or Chicago.
  • Take careful notes and keep track of your sources during research.
  • Use plagiarism detection tools to check your work before submission.
  • Seek guidance from your instructors or refer to academic writing resources for proper citation and referencing practices.