Plagiarism is taking another person’s work, ideas or words and using them without proper acknowledgment. To avoid plagiarism when using the words and ideas of others you must cite your source.
Tutorials to help recognise and avoid plagiarism
The University of Limerick library also has a guide that covers plagiarism
Mary Immaculate College subscribes to the plagiarism-detection service Turnitin which checks documents for plagiarism.