This short video defines plagiarism, shows examples and how to avoid it.
Please note the KCAD policy regarding plagiarism will be different than the one presented at the end of the video. Check you student handbook and/or talk with your faculty member.
Why cite your resources?
Steps to avoid plagiarism
A long time authoritative source for style, format & citation guides is the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL). Links provided below.
Another comprehensive source for guidance in the writing process, research and citation is the Excelsior Online Writing Lab (Excelsior OWL).