The purpose of this guide is to provide resources for the topic of copyright and related issues. On this page, find out more about plagiarism and how to avoid it through websites and videos.
From the U. S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, a tutorial from the Office of Research Integrity on all aspects of plagiarism.
New York Online provides a quality Web site on the topic of plagiarism. It contains useful information for students, instructors, and answers to "essential questions."
A useful Web site to gain more understanding of plagiarism.
What is plagiarism?
"to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own: use (another's production) without crediting the source."
OR "to commit literary theft: present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source."
plagiarize (2013) In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Retrived May 8, 2013 from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plagiarize
"The term "plagiarism' includes, but is not limited to, the use - by paraphrase or direct quotation - of the published or unpublished work of another person without full and clear acknowledgement. It also includes the failure to acknowledge the use of materials prepared by another person or agency engaged in the selling of term papers or other academic materials." Palmer College Student Handbook, Article I, Code of Ethics - http://www.palmer.edu/uploadedFiles/Pages/Marketing/Publications/Official_College_Documents/student_handbook.pdf
Types of plagiarism
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Useful site for instructors and students to prevent the spread of internet plagiarism.
Many times, entering the suspicious phrase into the Google search box yields the document it came from.