According to Webster's Dictionary, plagiarism is "the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person". It is very important to avoid plagiarism in all of your work. Use the information on this page to learn how to avoid plagiarism and properly give credit to your sources.
definition citation: "Plagiarism." Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2013.
High schools, colleges, and univeristies take plagiarism very seriously. Click on the links below to read real academic policies on plagiarism.
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Watch this video about the reponsible use of online content:
Citation: Whose Is It Anyway? Common Sense Education, 3 July 2013. YouTube, www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVT1TK1Kzgo.
Visit the sites below for additional information about plagiarism.
http://www.plagiarism.org/ - Includes information about plagiarism, how to avoid it, and how to cite your sources.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/school/plagiarism.html# - Excellent article explaining plagiarism. Includes a plagiarism checklist
Click on Plagiarism Tutorial to take a tutorial by the University of Southern Mississippi that helps you avoid plagiarism by providing examples of how to properly include information from other sources in your paper or presentation.