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Library Orientation Modules: Plagiarism


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Definition and Examples

Plagiarism is when you copy someone else's words or ideas without giving them credit.

Examples of plagiarism:

  • turning in someone else's work
  • not using quotation marks
  • paraphrasing without giving credit
  • reusing a paper you turned in for a previous assignment
  • copying so many ideas/ words that it makes up a majority of your work

Think About It!

Which types of plagiarism are easiest to get away with when writing a paper?

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