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Avoiding Plagiarism: Understanding Plagiarism

Defining Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the fraudulent misrepresentation of any part of another person's work as one's own.

Types of Plagiarism

Ten Types of Unoriginal Work:

Source: TurnItIn.

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Why Reference?

Why do we reference other's work?  Read Why Reference? in the Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism (2010).  

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