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Academic Integrity/Plagiarism

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Understanding Academic Integrity & Plagiarism

 share  In the world of
social media,
open “SHARE”ing is a lifestyle
In the academic world, 
you must also acknowledge the source of each “shared” idea (those not original with you) with a properly formatted citation.

plagiarismPlagiarism is failing to appropriately credit another for his/her idea, functionally misrepresenting their idea as being your own.

For integrity and honesty in your work,

  1. Use wording in the text to inform your reader when you transition from your own thoughts to a borrowed/ shared idea or quotation from someone else.
  2. Then include a citation to indicate where you found that other person’s idea.

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