Writing Center Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism


Oct. 4, 2016, 12pm to 2pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 101


The Writing Center will be presenting a three part workshop on the topic of avoiding plagiarism. Attendees are welcome to attend the whole presentation or specific sections. 

12-12:30 p.m. - The Basics

  • Writers will learn the basic definitions associated with documentation: plagiarism, annotation, citation, direct quote, summary, and paraphrase. They will also practice identifying inadvertent plagiarism in their own writing. 

12:30-1:15 p.m. - Close Reading, Annotation, and Tracking Sources

  • Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for close reading, annotation, and tracking sources as they write.

1:15-2 p.m. - Quoting and Paraphrasing

  • Writers will learn and practice some basic strategies for using direct quotes and paraphrasing, and will also learn to identify common forms of inadvertent plagiarism. We will practice suing a five-part system to ensure that documentation of sources is complete.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to students, faculty, and staff.

To attend, please register. Walk-ins may be available. 

Contact Information

UNLV Writing Center

External Sponsor

UNLV Writing Center