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Plagiarism is the act of presenting another person’s ideas, research or writing as your own.
Examples of plagiarism include:
Copying another person’s actual words or images without the use of quotation marks and footnotes attributing the words to their source.
Presenting another person’s ideas or theories in your own words without acknowledging the source.
Failing to acknowledge collaborators on homework and laboratory assignments.
Internet plagiarism, including submitting downloaded term papers or parts of term papers, paraphrasing or copying information from the internet without citing the source, or “cutting & pasting” from various sources without proper attribution.
In this section, you will:
Learn how plagiarism is defined at CUNY
Understand specific strategies for avoiding plagiarism
Become familiar with different citation styles
The City University of New York. "Academic Integrity Policy." Legal Affairs: CUNY Policies and Forms. Accessed 31 Jul. 2019. https://www2.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/legal-affairs/policies-procedures/academic-integrity-policy/