According to the Mary Baldwin College Honor Code, plagiarism is "the use of someone else's idea of work without acknowleding the source of the idea of work." Many times plagiarism occurs unintentionally, and happens when quotation marks are left out by accident, words are copied and pasted carelessly, or citations aren't formatted in the proper manner. The goal of this guide is to orient you to the world of attribution so you know when, where, and how to cite all of your sources.
Sources need to be cited in the following instances:
Sources which don't need to be cited:
When in doubt, cite!
Through face-to-face sessions (in Academic 408) and in online sessions, the writing center helps students with all stages of the writing process: