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Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School Library : Plagiarism


Plagiarism - the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own, copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing.

Plagiarism Videos

This video explains plagiarism and how to avoid it. 

Plagiarism by Common Craft.


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Online Grammar & Plagiarism Checker

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  • Original: Her life spanned years of incredible change for women.
  • Paraphrase: Mary lived through an era of liberating reform for women.

"Examples of Paraphrasing." Your Dictionary, Love to Know Corp, 2016, Accessed 12 Dec. 

Understanding Plagiarism

Visit the sites below for information about plagiarism. - Includes information about plagiarism, how to avoid it, and how to cite your sources. - Excellent article explaining plagiarism. - Ths Purdue OWL Writing Lab's Guide to avoiding plagiarism.

How To Tell if You are Plagiarizing

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A Quick Guide Explaining Plagiarism


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Plagiarism Examples


Special thanks to Beth Grabbert Librarian at Bain Middle School School in Cranston  for allowing me to use a page that she created.