Plagiarism: what it is and how to avoid it?

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What is plagiarism?

Each UNKNOWNbut what a rip-off - it is something which we can not use it, but not everyone knows exactly what is its essence.

Plagiarism - a special form of fraud that most often occurs when the individual works. Delete the text you can check it using a special service.

According to theon the instructions of university education is considered to be a significant introduction of plagiarism in student work material (published or unpublished), which belongs to another person. This includes also Internet sources. Examples of plagiarism is specified below:

  • The use of the student part of the work of another person without atchanges quotation marks ("") and / or reference sources;
  • Translation work of another person without the consent of the author;
  • The unresolved significant use of the ideas of another person without notice;
  • Write-off or republication of the work of another student, with the consent of the student, with or without his consent.

Chambers Dictionary gives this definition of plagiarism:

Plagiarism - a thief steals a thought, or what others have written, and outputs them as their own. If these are for the benefit of - at the University, to obtain estimates for the module or modules - then it is a double disgrace.

As you can see from the aboveabove, plagiarism can take many forms. There are here and shady sides. For example, if we consider a discussion with fellow students a good thing, and when - a conspiracy? Determine the extent of plagiarism, from, say, rewriting the entire job to the writing off of the only, either in contrast to the literal use of words pervoistochnika to their paraphrasing.

Plagiarism - how to avoid it?

The following provides practical guidance on how to avoid plagiarism.


Remember that if you are in the written work, the exact words from the source, you have to take them in quotation marks, and indicate a book or an article, andalso a page where there is a citation. Never use a direct quotation from any source, without taking this quote in quotes or specifying the full name of the source.
Use quotes carefully. Eat them just in case, when the author was of the opinion so well and so accurately that, from your perspective, you can not find the words tos express better. If you approach this, you may reduce the number of citations, and if you already eat, they'll know.

2. Notes

Working through the source and making the appropriate notes, it is possible that you unconsciously use the language of the source. To avoid this, try not toto make entries while reading. Read and porozmirkovuyte that the author said, and then make the recording. In this case, you are less write off the text.

3. Paraphrasing

In this case, it should be remembered that, transferring content, or illuminating the questions, be sure to refer to the author. It is quite possibleof that to some degree you will use the language of the author, but the more precisely you specify the source, not passing them off as their own, the more difficult you may be suspected of plagiarism.

The greater the number of sources you use, the less will only refer to one, presenting it as his own. ANDbe especially careful when taking notes, the less likely to fall to a mere paraphrasing.

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