A Beginner's Guide to Plagiarism

What does it mean to plagiarize? According to Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary, to plagiarize is “to commit literary theft.” Plagiarism, whether accidental or deliberate, is a serious issue, but it is easy to avoid.

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In this informative guide, we examine all aspects of avoiding this type of theft. Teachers love the tips for detecting students who plagiarize, as well as advice on what to do, and how to implement appropriate consequences. Students find peace of mind in knowing how to avoid it by properly citing sources. Understanding the issues, sources for free online software for checking documents, and other resources and tools are all available in this straightforward guide to plagiarism.

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