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In keeping with the intellectual ideals, standards for community, and educational mission of the University, students are expected to adhere to all academic policies. Cheating on examinations, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty violate both individual honor and the life of the community and may subject students to penalties ranging from failing grades to dismissal. Academic misconduct also includes the unauthorized or inappropriate use of University computers, vandalism of data files or equipment, use of computer resources for personal reasons unrelated to the academic and research activities of the University, plagiarism, violation of proprietary agreements, theft, or tampering with the programs and data of other users.
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What does citation have to do with plagiarism? by Jonathan Bailey
As a scholar, it is important that you read a variety of materials when doing your research. By doing this, you start to form your own opinions and begin to ask questions. The questions that you start asking will lead you to more information and to your own original ideas about the work.
Know what citation style you need for your assignments. MLA and APA are two of the most used citation formats, but your professor will let you know which format they prefer.
Another fun and informative video from TED Ed can be found here: The punishable perils of plagiarism by Melissa Huseman D'Annunzio