Anne Arundel Community College’s Academic Integrity Policy (PDF) defines plagiarism as “the unacknowledged or improperly cited adoption or
reproduction of the ideas, words, data or statements of others, including fellow students and internet sources.”
In addition to explaining plagiarism and its consequences, these links contain examples of plagiarized text and provide suggestions for correctly paraphrasing, summarizing, and quoting sources:
- Plagiarism: How to Define It, Recognize It, and Avoid Doing It
- How to Avoid Plagiarism
- Is It Plagiarism Yet?
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