What is plagiarism? What are the consequences of plagiarizing? Viewers learn how accidental copying as well as willful plagiarism can occur. They also review tips on how to avoid the pitfalls of copying someone else's work. In addition, instructors discuss how to properly attribute and paraphrase a lengthy quotation. They also highlight copyright, trademark, intellectual property concepts, and common citation formats. Part of the "Internet Research and Information Literacy: Effective Strategies and Cautionary Tales" series.