Plagiarism is using any work that is not authored by you without giving proper credit. Plagiarism
is also claiming that another person's ideas, or the expression of the
ideas (literary, artistic, musical, mechanical, etc.) are your own. You must always cite any information obtained from any source.
- turning in someone else's work and claiming it as your own.
- copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit.
- failing to put a quotation in quotation marks (yes, this is plagiarism)
- giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation.
- changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit.
- copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or
Created by and used with permission from Stacy Brown, Georgia Highlands College.