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Think you know what plagarism is? Test yourself on these examples:
If you buy a paper from this website and turn it is for an assignment, is it an act of plagarism?
a.Yes, this is plagiarism. The paper was written by someone else so handing it in as your own would be plagiarism.
b.No, it is not plagiarism. The paper is custom written and is guaranteed to be free of plagiarism.
Is this use of information from a website plagiarism?
a.Yes, it is plagiarism. The writer of the paper just rearranged some of the words from the website and does not acknowledge the source.
b.No, it is not plagiarism. The paragraph written in the research paper is different than the website so the author didn't need to cite the original.
Is this plagiarism?
a.Yes, it is plagiarism. The student did not use quotation marks.
b.No, it is not plagiarism. The student gave credit to the source in the text of the paper and in the list of references.
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