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Plagiarism Tutorial


Plagiarism Defined


How to Avoid

In-Text Citations

Common Knowledge


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Examples of Plagiarism

Let's look at some examples of plagiarism.

Copying and pasting text from on-line media, such as encyclopedias or journal articles, without attribution.

Passage from Encyclopedia

If you copy and paste the above section into your paper and let the reader believe the words are all yours, you have committed plagiarism.

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