Here are some examples of Plagiarism:
- Turning in someone else's work as your own.
- Copying large pieces of text from a source without citing that source.
- Taking passages from multiple sources, piecing them together, and turning in the work as your own.
- Copying from a source but changing a few words and phrases to disguise plagiarism.
- Paraphrasing from a number of different sources without citing those sources.
- Turning in work that you did for another class without getting your professor's permission first.
- Buying an essay or paper and turning it in as your own work.
It is possible to cite sources but still plagiarize. Here are some examples:
- Mentioning an author or source within your paper without including a full citation in your bibliography.
- Citing a source with inaccurate information, making it impossible to find that source.
- Using a direct quote from a source, citing that source, but failing to put quotation marks around the copied text.
- Paraphrasing from multiple cited sources without including any original work.
Source: "Types of Plagiarism". Plagiarism.org <http://www.plagiarism.org/plag_article_types_of_plagiarism.html>
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