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Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it

one form of academic dishonesty, is presenting or submitting all or part of the work of another as though it were your own.

You plagiarize when you:

  • Turn in or present a paper, report, or other written or electronic work produced by someone else. This would include a paper written by a friend or one you have purchased from a commercial service.
  • Fail to give credit for ideas and information you have drawn from someone else's work
  • Fail to give credit for quotes from someone else's work 
  • Fail to give credit for graphs, drawings, statistics, etc. drawn from a source

Note: You are guilty of academic dishonesty when you let someone else submit a paper you have written or when you submit the same paper in two different classes without your professor's approval.

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