Cite and Quote Sources

Rules and procedures in Cegep St.-Lawrence are stated as follows: “Students found guilty of plagiarism by their teacher may receive a grade of zero for that activity, given the context of the incident.

Using other people’s words or ideas without acknowledging them is plagiarism (lien en français).


Posted with permission of the NEIU Ronald Williams Library

As seen in video above, academic research is based on intellectual honesty. You must cite all the sources of information (whether ideas, words, images, statistics, or opinions) you used for your paper.

Still not clear on what’s plagiarism? The next video will show you.


Posted with permission of the Loras College Library


To avoid plagiarism, cite your sources when you quote, paraphrase or summarize.

See the How We Cite video by the Writing Center of UNC Chapel Hill for more details.

Cite it! CCMD info video.