Summarizing and Paraphrasing
Use your own words and phrasing. If you just replace a few words with synonyms, this still counts as plagiarism.
Imagine the following example:
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Cite your Sources
Remember, even when you are just summarizing or paraphrasing information you still need to make sure you provide proper citations.
Confused? You can learn more about citation in the PSU Writing Center's Writing Resources Guided Tour.