You must use citations when:
When in doubt, cite it!
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The Oxford English Dictionary defines Plagiarism as:
The action or practice of plagiarizing; the wrongful appropriation or purloining, and publication as one's own, of the ideas, or the expression of the ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc.) of another.
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When writing this paper, you will be using the MLA format. MLA uses parenthetical references (instead of footnotes). If you have any questions, please use the OWHL's LibChat service through the widget on the Home page of this OWHLGuide.