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Orange Park: PLAGIARISM

WHAT IS PLAGIARISM?

Plagiarism is an act of fraud.  It involves both stealing someone else’s work and lying about it afterward.  
This infographic from Turnitin gives a thorough explanation of the most frequent types of plagiarism and how it may appear in a document.

PLAGIARISM QUIZZES AND EXERCISES

Tutorial from Cornell University tests your knowledge of how to document your sources

How to Recognize Plagiarism and What is Plagiarism at Indiana University - examples and practice tests from Indiana University Bloomington School of Education

Practice exercises on avoiding plagiarism from William H. Sandlier, Inc.

Practice exercises from Cardiff University

Plagiarism quiz  from Penn State University Libraries

Plagiarism tutorial with quizzes from the University of Southern Mississippi

Acknowledging Resources tutorial from the University of Texas Arlington libraries
Quoting, Paraphrasing & Summarising  - help from Ashford University

 

FREE PLAGIARISM CHECKERS

"FREE" does not mean absolutely free.  There are limitations to what services are available for free.  Some of these include:

  • maximum number of pages/words per search
  • maximum number of entries per day/month
  • may be slow - so that you decide to upgrade to paying model if you're impatient
  • looks at word choice, grammar, spelling
  • searches material online

TEN TYPES OF UNORIGINAL WORK

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