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Copyright & Citing Sources: Plagiarism

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Plagiarism is taking credit for someone else's work or idea.

Plagiarism, like copyright, is about ownership.  Who owns the idea?  Who should profit in money or reputation? 

Plagiarism – Taking credit for previous work done by you or others.  Using content without giving proper credit.

Cure:  Cite all resources used based on the style manual requirements. This includes all creative or original content such as ideas, images, and data.

Tip: Always cite or make attribution to source of content borrowed.Uncited use of content is theft of intellectual property.

Source:  Kevin deLaplante

Source: TED-Ed

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