to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own  to use (another's production) without crediting the source  to commit literary theft  to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.  .

plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves both stealing someone else's work and lying about it afterward.In other words. .

turning in someone else's work as your own  copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit  failing to put a quotation in quotation marks  giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation  .

whether you give credit or not  .changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit  copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work.

by citing sources. and providing your audience with the information necessary to find that source. Most cases of plagiarism can be avoided. . is usually enough to prevent plagiarism. however. Simply acknowledging that certain material has been borrowed.

. opinion. or › paraphrase of another person’s spoken or written words. › any facts. statistics. › quotations of another person’s actual spoken or written words. you must give credit whenever you use: › another person’s idea. drawings—any pieces of information—that are not common knowledge. graphs. To avoid plagiarism. or theory.

read over what you want to paraphrase carefully.  2. Put in quotations everything that comes directly from the text especially when taking notes.  Instead. cover up the text with your hand.1. Paraphrase. or close the text so you can’t see any of it (and so aren’t tempted to use the text as a “guide”).  . Write out the idea in your own words without peeking. but be sure you are not just rearranging or replacing a few words.

and that the information is accurate . Check your paraphrase against the original text to be sure you have not accidentally used the same phrases or words. 3.

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