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RU Citing? Solutions & Strategies for Avoiding Plagiarism: Plagiarism of Words

Comprehensive collection of information and resources about plagiarism

Definition

What is it?

Plagiarism of Words is copying someone's exact words without proper citation.

According to Rutgers...

"Copying word for word (i.e. quoting directly) from an oral, printed, or electronic source without proper attribution" is considered plagiarism.

 

Sources: 

Ireton, Theresa. “The Five Types of Plagiarism: Are You Stealing Intellectual Property?” Microsoft PowerPoint file. Previous link: https://www.centralia.edu/academics/writingcenter/Event%20Info/Plagiarism.ppt. See: https://sites.google.com/site/researchstudentsstfrancis/.

"Rutgers University Academic Integrity Policy." 2020.

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