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Understanding Plagiarism: Avoiding Plagiarism: Plagiarism: What is It?


Defining Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism?

"Plagiarism is taking the writings of another person and passing them off as one's own." The fraudulence is closely related to forgery and piracy practices generally in violation of copyright laws."

~Source: Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature (c)1995.




Based on the COM Library LibGuide [actual LibGuide URL]" 



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