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Technical English - ESLI-595: Plagiarism

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PLAGIARISM

"Plagiarism means using another’s work without giving credit. You must put others’ words in quotation marks and cite your source(s), and must give citations when using others’ ideas, even if those ideas are paraphrased in your own words." -- Avoiding Plagiarism: Mastering the Art of Scholarship

Quick Guide

You are plagiarizing if...

...you intentionally use another person's exact words without acknowledging the information's source.


...you intentionally put another person's work, ideas, or research in your own words (this is known as paraphrasing) but do not acknowledge the information's source. 


...you use another person's exact words but forget to use quotation marks or cite your source.


...you paraphrase another person's work, ideas, or research but forget to cite your source. 


...you knowlingly attempt to pass off exisiting work as new and original work. 

Understanding Plagiarism

View the video below to learn more about plagiarism and how to avoid it. Once you have viewed the video below, try one or all of the plagiarism games.

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