According to, all of the following are considered acts of plagiarism:


  • Copying and pasting work from an electronic or physical source.
  • Stealing someone else's work.
  • Purchasing work from someone.
  • Turning in someone else's work as your own.
  • Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit.
  • Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks.
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation.
  • A paper or assignment used in one class and submitting it for a different class is termed as, "Self-Plagiarsm".

10 Common Forms of Plagiarism

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Plagiarism In Higher Education

Real Life Examples of Plagiarism