Attributing information is best way to avoid plagiarism.
- to quote directly means that you use the “original wording” with quotation marks.
- To paraphrase means that you have included all or most of the content but you have recorded it in your own words.
- To summarise means that you have make a synopsis of the content (short brief overview).
TIP: Take the time to get it right the first time. Get it wrong the first time and you have it wrong forever.