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Plagiarism: What is Plagiarism?

This guide covers all aspects of plagiarism, and includes content of the 'Plagiarism' module covered in the Information Literacy classes offered to students.

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Not allowed symbolOxford dictionary defines the word 'plagiarism' as:

the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own

Origin: early 17th century: from Latin plagiarius 'kidnapper' (from plagium 'a kidnapping', from Greek plagion) + -ism


What is meant by plagiarism?


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