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What is Plagiarism?

Merriam-Webster defines plagiarism like this:

  • to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own
  • to use (another's production) without crediting the source
  • to commit literary theft
  • to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source

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A Quick Guide to Plagiarism Video

A Quick Guide to Plagiarism, via YouTube. Video created by Cape Fear Community College.

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