Plagiarism and how to avoid it
Definition in Oxford English Dictionary:
"The action or practice of taking someone else's work, idea, etc., and passing it off as one's own; literary theft."*
* "plagiarism, n." OED Online, Oxford University Press, March 2019, www.oed.com/view/Entry/144939. Accessed 8 May 2019.
Plagiarism can be done Intentionally or UNINTENTIONALLY but...
- I didn’t know that a web site had to be cited!
- I didn’t know that I had to cite what TV show I saw that on
- I thought I only had to cite it if I used their exact words – not if I reword it!