"Plagiarism - is the technical name for using someone else's words without giving adequate credit.
When you use someone else's words or ideas in your research paper, you must give credit. Otherwise, you're stealing their work. Learn how to avoid literary theft by documenting your sources correctly."
(Source: Rozakis, L. (2007). Schaum's quick guide to writing great research papers (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill, p. 117.)
APA Citation Style
For detailed information about citing and documenting your research correctly using APA Style, check our Guide to Citing Your Sources LibGuide.
American Medical Association (AMA) Style
American Medical Association (AMA) style was developed by the American Medical Association for the purpose of writing medical research.