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Avoiding Plagiarism: Understanding Plagiarism

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Defining Plagiarism

"Plagiarism” means the appropriation of another person’s work or idea and  the unacknowledged incorporation  of that work or idea into one’s own work offered for credit."


From LSCPA 2020 - 2021  Student Handbook

Types of Plagiarism

Ten Types of Unoriginal Work:

Source: TurnItIn.

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