Plagiarism Defined (AUHSD 2006)

Plagiarism is any use of another individual’s ideas, words, or work without giving him/her appropriate credit. Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to the following:

misuse of published material or material acquired from internet sources, and/or the work of another student. The following offenses, including but not limited to those below, are considered examples of plagiarism:

• Paraphrasing or copying any source without giving proper credit to the author.

• Not using denotation when citing sources.

• Turning in any assignment which is not based on one’s own research and writing.


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