Examples of Plagiarism
Plagiarism is a type of cheating that involves the use of another person's ideas, words, design, art, music, etc., as one's own in whole or in part without acknowledging the author or obtaining his or her permission. Plagiarism is not just restricted to written text, but is applicable to other works such as ideas, design, art, and music. See examples of the common types of plagiarism below.
Copying another writer's work with no attempt to acknowledge that the material was found in an external source
Copying material from several writers & rearranging with citation
Incorporating another writer's words or phrases within a larger paraphrase, without quotation marks or citation
Changing the words of an original source, but uses the ideas without citing
Changing the words of an original source & using the author's ideas with attempts to acknowledge the material's source(s), but without correctly citing
Using graphs, charts, figures, or images from a source without citing
Failing to cite, believing info is "common knowledge"
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