You must always acknowledge the sources that you consulted when preparing your work. Failing to acknowledge your sources is construed as plagiarism.
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing).
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Plagiarism is a dishonest act of attempting to take someone else’s ideas, writing, design or research and presenting them as your own.
This is viewed very seriously by UCT and may lead to expulsion. To avoid plagiarism it is important to cite and reference your sources.