Saturday, July 30, 2011

since I'm studying law, sharing it with
I didn't know that these actions could be charged:

Plagiarism can be any of the following: link

  • Passing off someone else's words as your own
  • Passing off someone else's ideas as your own
  • Rewording a source but retaining the original ideas it contains, without giving due credit
  • Failing to put a quote in quotation marks
  • Copying large sections of someone else's words or ideas, even if credit is given or quotation marks are used
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation - for example, citing a source that the real author has found and used, that you do not have a copy of
  • Changing the words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit

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