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

Comprehensive collection of information and resources about plagiarism


What is it?

Plagiarism of Authorship is turning in someone else's work and passing it off as your own.

According to Rutgers...

"Submitting a purchased or downloaded term paper or other materials to satisfy a course requirement" is considered cheating.

"Submitting as one's own work a term paper or other assignment prepared, in whole or in part, by someone else" is considered cheating.



Ireton, Theresa. “The Five Types of Plagiarism: Are You Stealing Intellectual Property?” Microsoft PowerPoint file. Previous link: See:

"Rutgers University Academic Integrity Policy." 2020.

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