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Copyright & Plagiarism at the University: Plagiarism

Copyright and plagiarism issues at the university level

What is Plagiarism?



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

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A Quick Guide to Plagiarism

University of Utah Definition of Plagiarism

"Plagiarism" means the acknowledged use or incorporation of any other person's work in or as a basis for, one's own work offered for academic consideration. Plagiarism includes, but is not limited to, representing as one's own, without attribution, any other individual's words, phrasing, sequence of ideas, information or any other mode or content of expression.

Policy 6-400: Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities ("Student Code")

Plagiarism Tutorial


Plagiarism: How to avoid it

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