4Plagiarism is theft. It involves: stealing from someone else IdeasWords/textImagesSounds/musicAnd lying about it laterBy passing it off as your own work
5Plagiarism: what is it? Plagiarize verb: to steal and pass off as one’s own (the ideas or words of another): use without crediting the source: to commit literary theft."Plagiarize." Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language unabridged. Springfield, Mass.: Merriam- Webster, Print.
7Things that make you go “hmmm…” Is it cheating if…You have written a research paper for your ENG 113-Literature-Based Research class. You ask your friend to proof-read it.On the first day of classes you learn that the final paper is on a topic you wrote a paper for last semester for another class. You print off a new copy and turn it in with a new cover page.Let’s find out!
8Plagiarism: what does it look like? The Pinch HitterCopying someone else’s work or idea word for word to use as your ownPurchasing or downloading a paper onlineimage credit to Tim O’Brien on Flickr
9Plagiarism: what does it look like? The Patchwork Quiltcopying and pasting portions from several different sources to create one documentimage credit to Christiane Struck on Flickr
10Plagiarism: what does it look like? The Thesaurus-RexUsing synonyms to replace keywords, yet maintaining the source’s original contentimage credit to Nina Matthews on Flickr
11Plagiarism: what does it look like? Attack of the ClonesParaphrasing from multiple sources (without citing) to create one documentimage credit to Erik Veland on Flickr
12Plagiarism: what does it look like? The DoppelgangerSubmitting a paper for one class that you previously used in anotherimage credit to Taro Taylor on Flickr
13Plagiarism: what does it look like? The Bait and SwitchCreating fake citationsListing sources in a bibliography that you did not use in your paperProviding inaccurate citation informationimage credit to Mark Kobayashi-Hillary on Flickr
14Survey Says…You have written a research paper for your ENG 113-Literature-Based Research class. You ask your friend to proof-read it.CheatingNot CheatingOn the first day of classes you learn that the final paper is on a topic you wrote a paper for last semester for another class. You print off a new copy and turn it in with a new cover page.PlagiarismNot Plagiarism
15I’ll take Plagiarism for $300, Alex After reading several book chapters and articles on the fall of the Roman Empire for a Western Civilization class, you decide that none of them considered climate change. You put climate change in as your thesis statement about the fall without any citations.PlagiarismNot PlagiarismYou are supposed to have 9 sources for a paper. You only use 7 in your research, so you enter in 2 additional sources you didn’t actually use in your bibliography.
16I’d like to buy a vowel, Pat As you are writing a paper, you copy and paste into MSWord from different online journals, books and web pages. You go back and reword a lot of what you copied and rearrange the information so it makes sense. Since you have changed a good percentage of what you brought into your paper, you decide not to cite the sources.PlagiarismNot PlagiarismIt’s the night before a paper is due and you have a quote in your paper that is really good, but you can’t find the book or article where you got it. You decide to pass the quote off as your own idea and not cite it. It’s just one quote, after all.
17At Haywood Community College, plagiarism could cost you… A passing grade on an assignmentA passing grade for a courseIf the sanction results in a "W", "WF", or "F" for the course, the following could be negatively impacted:Scholarship or financial aid awardsA diploma, certificate, or degree from HCC
18How can you fight plagiarism? Know the differences between:“ Quoting ”To repeat or copy, word for word, from an author or person of authorityParaphrasingTo reword or restate the meaning of a text in another formOriginal ideas
19How can you fight plagiarism? Cite the sources that you use accuratelyCitation style guidesWhen in doubt, cite it out!Why Cite?Show respectBreadcrumbs for othersAvoid plagiarism
20Cite your sources, cite your sources, cite your sources What does a citation look like?What makes up a citation?Citing Journal/Magazine ArticlesCiting BooksAuthorTitle of ArticleTitle of workTitle of JournalPublication Date, PublisherVolume/IssuePage numbersPublication DatePage Numbers
21Use the resources available at HCC What else?Use the resources available at HCC1. The Library and its friendly staff2. NCKnows (24/7 Reference)3. The Teaching and Learning Center4. Your academic advisor or instructor“Librarian The Original Search Engine” image credit to cafepress.com
22Image credit to Thomas Hawk on Flickr THEImage credit to Thomas Hawk on Flickr