Carnegie Mellon University

Watch our Paraphrasing Videos 

We repeatedly hear that we must avoid plagiarism, but effectively using source texts in your writing can be very difficult.
The GCC is proud to present our novel series of interactive videos to help you understand how to engage with source texts in your writing.

Video 1: What does my instructor want?

This video teaches you how to analyze a task to understand the most effective choices for source use.
Handouts for Video 1 (including exerpts)

Video 2: How do good writers get started?

This video shares effective note-taking strategies for transforming your source text.
Handouts for Video 2

Video 3: How do I cite my sources correctly?

This video offers the basics of citation, including different citation styles and why we cite.