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Information Boutique: A Guide for Students: Citation Help

Plagiarism: What Is It?

"Plagiarism means using another’s work without giving credit. You must put others’ words in quotation marks and cite your source(s), and must give citations when using others’ ideas, even if those ideas are paraphrased in your own words." -- Avoiding Plagiarism: Mastering the Art of Scholarship

Video: How to Avoid Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagairism

How can you avoid plagairism? Check out the links below.

Citation Format

The Writing Center

The Writing Center serves students, faculty, and staff of NYIT, providing tutorial assistance for all types of writing assignments and tasks. Come to the Writing Center and speak with professors of English about your writing. The Writing Center can help you brainstorm your assignment, review a draft, develop your ideas, and address grammar questions.


Old Westbury Campus: 516.686.7557; Balding House, room 100

  • Sign up for tutoring sessions in 101 Balding House
  • Meet with tutors in 100 Balding House
  • Schedule

Manhattan Campus: 212.261.1577; room 502A

  • Make appointments in room 501A, 1855 Broadway
  • Meet tutors in room 502A, 1855 Broadway
  • Schedule
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