Q. What is plagiarism?
Plagiarism is using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to the source. If you use any information from any source (print or nonprint, including websites), you must quote or paraphrase that information and cite it.
The only exception is for information that is common knowledge. Example: the months of the year or the planets in our solar system.
Examples of resources that must be cited include but not limited to:
- books, magazines, newspapers
- pictures, charts
- video clips
- group collaboration
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