- ideas you draw from a source but present entirely in
your own words
- paraphrases and summaries of books, articles, Web sites,
- comments made by your instructor in a lecture
- single words, short phrases, sentences, and longer
passages that have been quoted from books or articles used
- references to (but not quotations from) a book or article
- Common knowledge and some facts do not need to be cited.
For help deciding, review: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/02/.