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Plagiarism & Documentation Resources - Bloomington

What is Plagiarism?

Words related to plagiarism and citation


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

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Ivy Tech Resources

Ivy Tech Student Code

"Presenting within one’s own work the ideas, representations, or words of another person without customary and proper acknowledgment of that person’s authorship is considered plagiarism. Students who are unsure of what constitutes plagiarism should consult with their instructors. Claims of ignorance will not necessarily excuse the offense."

- Ivy Tech Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Other Resources About Plagiarism

To learn more about plagiarism and how to avoid it in your papers, take a look at these websites