Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Plagiarism occurs when a student, with intent to deceive or with reckless disregard for proper scholarly procedures, presents any information, ideas or phrasing of another as if they were his/her own and/or does not give appropriate credit to the original source.
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What Is Plagiarism?
Explains that plagiarism is a form of cheating because it's stealing another person's ideas. Tells how to use Internet sources and other references when writing papers.
The OWL at Purdue - Avoiding Plagiarism
Research-based writing in American institutions, both educational and corporate, is filled with rules that writers, particularly beginners, aren't aware of or don't know how to follow. Many of these rules have to do with research and proper citation...
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TOPICS Online Magazine - Academic Dishonesty
Some students use all kinds of cheating techniques, from copying answers from another student to using sophisticated technology. Is cheating becoming more common?
The Infinite Mind: Cheating
Broadcast the week of November 8, 2006. In this hour, we explore Cheating. Four out of five high school students say they've cheated. More than half of medical school students say the same thing. Even The New York Times has cribbed from someone else's paper.
Northwestern University - Definitions of Academic Violations
Registration at Northwestern requires adherence to the University's standards of academic integrity. These standards may be intuitively understood, and cannot in any case be listed exhaustively; the examples on this page represent some basic types of behavior that are unacceptable.
Preventing Academic Dishonesty
Between 40 and 70 percent of all college students have reported cheating sometime during their academic career. Researchers have begun to identify the factors that influence academic dishonesty.
Wikipedia - Academic Dishonesty
Academic dishonesty or academic misconduct is any type of cheating that occurs in relation to a formal academic exercise. It can include plagiarism, fabrication, deception, cheating, sabotage, and professorial misconduct.