How to avoid plagiarism in academic writing?

The KnowPulse KnowledgeBase focuses on short question-based lessons to help researchers get their work done.

This lesson is aiming to help researchers avoid plagiarism by demonstrating examples and useful techniques. Plagiarism is considered a serious academic offense.

Some of the things you will learn include:

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00:00 1. Avoiding Plagiarism Presentation How to cite other researchers’ work wisely?
01:02 2. Images and plagiarism How much do you need to change on the image before it is considered yours?
01:12 3. Data and plagiarism How to attribute where you found data apart from citing the original author?
01:22 4. Self-plagiarism What is self-plagiarism and how do we avoid it?
01:42 Finish

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.