This resource is adapted from the San Jose State University tutorial on Plagiarism. Thank you to them for sharing their content, which may be reused and adapted under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license.
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What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is using someone else's words, art, data, or ideas and passing them off as your own. Cutting and pasting is so easy that many people plagiarize without meaning to.