"A writer's presenting another person's words or ideas without giving credit to tha person. Documentation systems allow writers to give proper credit to sources in ways recognized by scholarly communities. Plagiarism is a serious offense, a form of intellectual dishonesty that can lead to course failure or expulsion."
Using the ideas or writings of another as if they were one's own, i.e. without acknowledging the true author. In the UK it is considered a reason for failing students, or in extreme cases, for expelling them from an institution. See also Cheating
literary theft; when a writer duplicates another writer's language or ideas and then calls the work his or her own; to avoid the charge of plagiarism, writers take care to credit those from whom they borrow and quote.
From the Latin "plagiarus" meaning "kidnapper". It is the act of taking words, ideas, or data from others and passing them off as one?s own. Plagiarism results from dishonesty or from ignorance or carelessness about the proper way
presentation of someone else's work as if it were your own. This can be done by direct copying without citation of the original work, or by summarising another person's ideas and presenting them as if they were your own. Self plagiarism occurs when a person presents or publishes the same piece of work more than once without indicating the first source. Plagiarism is generally used to indicate the idea of copying, although failing to acknowledge another person's contribution to a work that is being presented or published for the fist time may be considered plagiarism: it is certainly a dishonest practice. Other forms of cheating include fabrication of quotations, data and other results, although the concept of 'fabrication' depends on certain epistemological assumptions.
Knowing or unknowing use of exact words or phrases from a source in your own work. Placing a footnote after the exact words does not remove the plagiarism, but putting quotation marks around all of the quoted words does.
Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty and occurs when words or ideas are used without crediting the source. It is considered a serious offense, and may be referred to the Academic Integrity Board (see Student Handbook).
Copying the work of another writer or composer and then passing the results off as original work. In most colleges and universities, professors impose penalties on students who plagiarize the works of others. To avoid plagiarism, it is wise to paraphrase or quote and then cite the original source in a footnote or endnote.
To plagiarize: "1. to steal and use (the ideas or writings of another) as one's own. 2. to appropriate passages or ideas from and use them as one's own." The American Heritage Dictionary, Second College Edition; 1982; Houghton Mifflin Company; Boston; p. 946. This includes but is not limited to downloading papers or parts of papers from the Internet. See the definition of Academic Dishonesty.
To pass off other people's ideas and work as your own. Universities are very keen that students should not cheat in this way and so if you do any research then you should always reference your source of information.
As in the real world, plagiarism is the act of passing off the thoughts or writings of another person as your own. On the Internet, acts of plagiarism range from cutting and pasting parts of online documents into student assignments, to downloading complete essays from one of the Net's many free essay sites.
According to The American Heritage College Dictionary, the definition of 'plagiarism' is "to use and pass off as one's own (the ideas or writings of another)" and "to appropriate for use as one's own passages or ideas from (another)."
plagiarism involves the act of copying another person's words or pretending that their ideas are your own especially in academic written work. You must acknowledge the source when you paraphrase another writer's work
To appropriate the writings, graphic representations or ideas of another person and represent them as one's own, (that is, without proper attribution). Plagiarism is a form of intellectual property violation.
Resources you use in preparing an essay or paper must be acknowledged. You may not under any circumstances quote directly from a text or reproduce sections of it without acknowledging the source. To use someone else's material in this way is plagiarism and plagiarism is a serious academic offence.
Taking, using and passing off as your own, the ideas or words of another. Plagiarism is a very serious academic offence, and can result in work being failed automatically. To avoid it, always acknowledge the work of others and take careful note of where the source can be located. See also Plagiarism Policy.
Using the ideas or words of others without acknowledging the source. This is true even if the ideas of someone else are paraphrased or summarized. In scholarly research, plagiarism is considered unethical and dishonest.
Plagiarism occurs when one person submits another's assignment as his or her own work, or when a student uses the ideas or words of another writer without crediting that person. Plagiarism is avoided by referencing and attributing the relevant passages. For more information and advice, visit the Information and Study Skills web-site ( http://infoskills.port.ac.uk/).
the reproduction of the ideas, expressions, or words of another person and use of them as if they were one's own original thoughts. American universities impose severe penalties, including expulsion, for plagiarizing.
The submission by a student of the words, ideas, images, or data of another person as the student's own in any academic writing, essay, thesis, research project, or assignment in a course or program of study.
Plagiarism is the act of copying or borrowing the work or ideas of another author without acknowledgement. Students who are writing essays, reports, dissertations or theses must list their sources, such as books and journal articles, in a list of references appended to their work.
using the words, ideas, or findings of others without correctly acknowledging the original source. It is regarded as academic misconduct. For further information see Academic scholarship, integrity and plagiarism in your transnational teaching.
Plagiarism involves using the work of another person and presenting it as oneâ€(tm)s own. Any of the following acts constitutes plagiarism unless the source of each quotation or piece of borrowed material is clearly acknowledged: Copying out part(s) of any document or audio-visual material (including computer based material); Using or extracting another personâ€(tm)s concepts, experimental results, or conclusions; Summarising another personâ€(tm)s work; In an assignment where there was collaborative preparatory work, submitting substantially the same final version of any material as another student. Encouraging or assisting another person to commit plagiarism is a form of improper collusion and may attract the same penalties, which apply to plagiarism.
The act of taking another's intellectual property (spoken words, written words, artistic expressions) and passing them off as one's own. Plagiarism may be unintentional, but you will be held accountable for plagiarism whether or not you meant to plagiarize.
Plagiarism is any act of passing of someone else's idea, writings, work, etc., as your own. The Latin root of the word means "kidnapping." This form of academic dishonesty can result in disciplinary action ranging from reprimand to loss of computer privileges to dismissal from the university. See " unfair competition."
Offering the words or ideas of another person as one's own; not adequately documenting the source of information used. This is a serious breach of ethics. See Warning: Proceed With Caution! in this manual.
Plagiarism is the use of the creations, ideas or words of someone else without formally acknowledging the author or source through appropriate use of quotation marks, references, and the like. Plagiarizing is stealing someone's work and presenting it as one's own original work or thought. Student work in which plagiarism occurs will not be accepted as satisfactory by the instructor, and may lead to disciplinary action against the student submitting it. Any student who is uncertain whether his or her use of the work of others constitutes plagiarism should consult the course instructor for guidance before formally submitting the coursework involved.
deliberately copying the work of another student copying directly from textbooks, the web and other work without correct citing failing to acknowledge sources used in submitted assignments (ie, you must cite all references) resubmitting an assignment used in one course as an original piece of work for another course.
the unauthorized and undocumented use of someone else's material such as material from a book, an article, an essay, an Internet source, someone else's paper, etc. Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty that is usually ground for an automatic failing grade in schools and colleges. Students can avoid plagiarism by acknowledging their sources, by indicating someone else's words in quotation marks, and by otherwise observing the conventions for citing material from other sources. See " Citation" above.
The act of copying any portion of another's work and representing it as your own, regardless of whether or not the work is copyrighted or in the public domain. It is unethical to do so, and if a copyrighted work is involved it can also be an infringement of property rights. There are many style guides available that provide instructions for properly crediting and referencing other's works when incorporated into your own. A word of caution -- simply reworking the text when the concept is clearly lifted from another's work can still be plagiarism.
Taking information from another source and passing it off as your own. This may be done by not giving credit for a quote or a passage of information or by deliberately copying a written work or downloading a paper from the Internet.
The deliberate or sometimes accidental (but only accidental in that the person doing the plagiarising is ignorant of the issue of plagiarism) copying of another person's work (either a published article or the work of anohter student) into one's own work and where the author of the original work is not acknowledged. The term 'work' here can refer to any amount of material, from just one specific sentence to a whole report. See the book for some examples of plagairism and also how to avoid it.
is just plain cheating. It's using someone else's words or ideas in your paper as if they were your own. If you copy someone else's work on purpose, you know that it is wrong. It is also important to avoid avoid the accidental appearance of plagiarism.
Plagiarism refers to the act of using someone's view or opinion as your own, without making proper references to it. It is not uncommon for students to plagiarise during their course but students who do so place themselves at risk of disciplinary action. Ensure that whenever, you have used an excerpt from a book, or an expert's opinion, that you reference it correctly.
Plagiarism is the intentional or unintentional use of someone else's ideas, images, words, or data as if they were your own. Plagiarism occurs through various means, including not using quotation marks around someone else's words; not identifying the source of the data, images, or words; not including a bibliography; and copying or purchasing someone else's paper. Plagiarism is an act of academic dishonesty and is punishable by the professor and/or university. http://newman.baruch.cuny.edu/help/plagiarism/index.htm Shows examples of plagiarism in a slide show presentation
Plagiarism is presenting someone elseâ€™s work as if it were your own, whether you mean to or not. â€˜Someone elseâ€™s workâ€™ means anything that is not your own idea, even if it is presented in your own style. It includes material from books, journals or any other printed source, the work of other students or staff, information from the Internet, software programs and other electronic material, designs and ideas. It also includes the organization or structuring of any such material. Refer to the Statute on Student Conduct for further information on disciplinary action (the link will open as a PDF file).
The taking or copying of someone else's words, ideas, thoughts, pictures, etc., and presenting them as your own. Academic writing requires in text citation to show that ideas are coming from outside sources.
An academic malpractice. Plagiarism is the use of the ideas, words or findings of others without acknowledging them as such. To plagiarise is to give the impression that the student has written, thought or discovered something that he or she has in fact borrowed from someone else without acknowledging this in an appropriate manner.
Passing off someone else's work as your own, whether word for word or merely the creative ideas. This can amount to copyright infringement if permission has not been obtained from the copyright owner for use of the expressive elements of the work. Even if permission is granted, putting your name on someone else's work is still plagiarism and is unethical within artistic, scientific, academic and political communities.
The unattributed use of a source of information that is not considered common knowledge. Forms of plagiarism are failure to cite quotations and borrowed ideas, failure to enclose borrowed language in quotation marks, failure to put summaries and paraphrases in your own words, and submission of someone else's work as your own.
Plagiarism is the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work. Unlike cases of forgery, in which the authenticity of the writing, document, or some other kind of object, itself is in question, plagiarism is concerned with the issue of false attribution.