Concordia, St. Paul's Academic Integrity for Undergraduate Students Policy 6.87 defines plagiarism as, "the use, by paraphrase or direct quotation, of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgment. It also includes the unacknowledged use of materials prepared by another person or agency engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials."
Plagiarism is a serious academic offense. CSP's Academic Integrity for Undergraduate Students Policy outlines severe punishments for plagiarism, ranging from being given a failing grade in a class to expulsion.
Use this document to help you paraphrase, quote, and summarize in MLA in order to avoid plagiarizing.