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Avoid Plagiarism by Citing Sources
Bainbridge State College. "Plagiarism: How to Avoid It." YouTube. YouTube, 5 Jan. 2010. Web. 19 Oct. 2014.
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Why is it Important to Cite Your Sources for Your Research Papers?
Citing sources and creating a Bibliography/Works Cited List:
- Gives credit to the author(s)
- Illustrates your ability to locate & evaluate appropriate sources
- Provides evidence for the arguments and conclusions in your paper
- Prevents plagarism and copyright infringement
Consequences of Plagiarism Here at Chaffey
The School Dean may impose the following sanctions after meeting with the student:
- verbal warning or written reprimand
- failing grade for an assignment
- failing grade in the course
- removal from class
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What Is Plagiarism?
What is Plagiarism? pla·gia·rism (noun)
The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
Synonyms - copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing. Informal - cribbing "accusations of plagiarism". Source: Google Definition
Plagiarism can be intentional or unintentional
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