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Plagiarism

This guide provides an overview of plagiarism.

Accidental Plagiarism

Accidents happen, but it doesn't excuse you from the consequences of plagiarism. These are the top three plagiarism accidents that can happen when you are rushed to complete a paper. 

  • Accidentally failing to cite your sources correctly. 
  • Not citing paraphrased information. 
  • Incorrectly paraphrasing. 

Students who give themselves the proper time to do research, write, and edit their paper are less likely to accidentally plagiarize. 

 

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