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This guide provides an overview of plagiarism.

Welcome to the Plagiarism Guide

We are delighted to have you here!

Plagiarism is a growing concern among higher education institutions and for good reason. Information is readily available at our fingertips making it easier than ever to access and use other people’s ideas and work. It’s no surprise that plagiarism cases are on the rise. Plagiarism is a serious offence that can have severe consequences such as damaging reputations, ending careers, and undermining the integrity of education and research are founded on.

This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complex world of plagiarism confidently. We will explore what plagiarism is, discuss its various forms, and equip you with practical strategies to avoid unintentional plagiarism.

Exploring this guide is easy – simply use the tabs in the navigation bar. Each tab corresponds to a different aspect of plagiarism with a section dedicated to ongoing support and resources at UNT. If you need assistance, please reach out to your subject librarian. They are here to support and assist you in a wide range of research needs including plagiarism concerns, locating resources, proper citations, and individual research appointments. 

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