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What is Plagiarism?

What is plagiarism?
Copying from someone without giving them credit. 

Plagiarism at JU
JU's Academic Catalog provides the following definition of plagiarism:

"Plagiarism centers on representing another’s work as your own.

  • Copying someone else’s work and/or words without using quotes and proper citation.
  • Paraphrasing someone else’s work and/or original ideas without proper citation.
  • Using someone else’s train of thought, ideas, conclusions, logic, etc., without proper citation."