How can I avoid
Avoiding plagiarism in your thesis
For research-based written work, there are rules to follow in order not to be accused of copying/pasting or plagiarism: put text in quotes, add references and footnotes, apply citation standards, write a bibliography, etc.
In order to promote copyright and intellectual property, you must indicate the sources you use. In this page, Compilatio lays out the key points to provide you a deeper understanding of best citation practices.