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What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarize: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source. -Merriam Webster


Types of plagiarism

Blending

  • Mixing words or ideas from an unacknowledged source in with your own words or ideas.
  • Mixing together words and ideas from several sources into a single work, without citing sources.
  • Mixing together properly cited uses of a source with non-cited uses.

Direct Plagiarism

  • A phrase or passage that is copied word for word, but not quoted.

Paraphrasing

  • Rephrasing another person’s work and inserting into your own work without acknowledging the original source.

Insufficient Acknowledgement

  • Half crediting source; whereby you acknowledge the author’s work the first time, but continue to use the author’s words without giving additional attribution.

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