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Plagiarism in the News
It's not just students who get in trouble for plagiarizing:
According to Dictionary.com, Plagiarism is:
"The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."
Plagiarism is a violation of UVF's Academic Honesty Policy, and may result in the failure of an assignment or a failure of the class.
Here are some links that can help you avoid plagiarism:
Test your ability to recognize and avoid plagiarism with these games:
This game from Lycoming College is a good review of plagiarism knowledge.
This interactive tutorial from Acadia University teaches the basics of avoiding plagiarism by learning why, when, and how to cite information sources.
This quiz from Empire State College includes in depth examples.