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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
- 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.
- A phrase or passage that is copied word for word, but not quoted.
- Rephrasing another person’s work and inserting into your own work without acknowledging the original source.
- 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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