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                            PLAGIARISM and the RESOURCES TO AVOID IT      

Plagiarism is the intentional or unintentional representation of someone else's words and ideas as your own.  It is academic theft and is dealt with harshly (failure of the course, expulsion from the school) at most colleges and universities.  The good news is that it can be avoided with proper understanding and practice.

What to do: Develop a clear sense of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it by studying the information presented at the following links:

Plagiarism:  How to Avoid It.  A YouTube video from Bainbridge College with more links at the conclusion of the presentation.


Plagiarism Tutorial--please complete all of it. (from the University of Southern Mississippi). This tutorial may take awhile, but it will give you a solid understanding of what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.  This knowledge you'll want to take with you through your education years and beyond, so the tutorial is very much work your attention.