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1. USF Plagiarism Tutorial
Go through this entire tutorial. Pay especially close attention to the detailed examples it gives you. It will help give you a sense of how tricky it can be to properly paraphrase a source and how easy it is to use a source irresponsibly.
2. The Plagiarist: Why Stephen Ambrose is a Vampire
Plotz, D. (2002, January 11). The plagiarist: Why Stephen Ambrose is a vampire. Slate. Retrieved from: http://slate.msn.com/?id=2060618
This is a good eye-opening article into just how pervasive plagiarism can be and how it isn’t just a problem for students. Professional scholars can be guilty of it as well and there are always consequences.
3. In Blackboard, students are linked to an exercise similar to Using Sources Responsibly based on the Plotz article.