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What Is Plagiarism?: Home

Is It Plagiarism?

Copying a paragraph from a website without using quotation marks or providing a citation to the source.

Is It Plagiarism?
Yes, it's plagiarism.: 3620 votes (96.15%)
It's not plagiarism because it's from a free website.: 78 votes (2.07%)
It's not serious plagiarism if you only forgot to cite the source.: 67 votes (1.78%)
Total Votes: 3765
Level Double-A conformance,
            W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

What's in It for You

Your success depends in part on your integrity and reputation. This Guide will help you understand and avoid plagiarism, which is a threat to your integrity and reputation even if you accidentally plagiarize.

Plagiarism: How to Get it Out of your Life (Bill Badke)


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Is this guide useful?

Did we help you understand the principles surrounding plagiarism and academic dishonesty?
Yes: 198 votes (97.06%)
No: 3 votes (1.47%)
Maybe: 3 votes (1.47%)
Total Votes: 204

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