• Claiming that you are the author of someone else's work
• Copying sentences, phrases, or paragraphs exactly as they appear in the original source
• Copying sentences and putting them in a different order
• Copying sentences and replacing words with synonyms
• Copying sentences and adding a few of your own
• AGAINST THE LAW!!!
Just Because You Put It In Your Own Words… features Lehman students in a skit about plagiarism—with a cameo appearance by an omniscient librarian with some timely advice.
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Each of the 10 most common types of plagiarism are defined below. The types are ranked in order of severity of intent.
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All incidences of academic dishonesty and violations of academic integrity will be disciplined. Such acts cannot be listed exhaustively but examples include:
Fortis College, 2015-2016 College Catalog. 1(1) p. 42
Ask a professor or librarian for help! Many times what sounds original to you may sound like paraphrasing to somebody else; it's always best to ask...plagiarism can get you in BIG TROUBLE academically and legally!