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What is plagiarism?

PLAGIARISM -Keep Your Work Honest- What is Plagiarism? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, plagiarism is "the action or practice of taking someone else's work, idea etc. and passing it off as one's own. Let's Face It. There is no shortage of information available on the internet. With today's technology, it is super easy to find, share and use information. It is also just as easy to plagiarize. Therefore, it is important to keep your academic work honest and make sure to give credit when credit is due. Ways to Plagiarize There are many different ways to plagiarize and it isn't just copying someone's work, word to word. Many cases are often ambiguous. Plagiarism can be inaccurate, missing citations, mixing copied and/or paraphrased material from multiple sources, and poor paraphrasing. Don't Forget! Ways to Avoid Plagiarism Text is not the only thing that can be plagiarized. Pictures, charts, graphs, video, music, etc. should be cited. Cite Your Sources Don't Procrastinate Be Careful When Cutting & Pasting COPYRIGHT Be sure to cite your When you are in a rush, it is easy to Copying and pasting is a breeze with today's technology. Make sure to always cite sources whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize. become careless and make poor choices. your sources.

What is plagiarism?

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Plagiarism is the act of taking another person's writing, conversation, song, or even idea and passing it off as your own. Whenever you paraphrase from another person's work, it is necessary to indica...




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