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This guide explains what plagiarism is, why it's important, and how to avoid it

Video: Accidental Plagiarism

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Types of Plagiarism


The top 10 most common types of plagiarism: 

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Boise State University's Definition of Plagiarism

Plagiarism is the unacknowledged use or incorporation, without specific or proper acknowledgment or citation, of ideas, data, or language of another person’s work in, or as the basis for, one’s own work that is offered for academic consideration, credit, or public presentation or as part of an application for admission to the University or a University Program... Plagiarism can be committed in any type of academic exercise by representing as one’s own, without proper attribution, another individual’s words, phrases, ideas, sequence of ideas, information or any other mode, or content of expression. 

More information can be found in the Student Code of Conduct Section 8 B.2

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