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What is plagiarism?
"The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own" (Oxford Dictionary of English)
You can avoid plagiarism by:
- taking effective notes
- paraphrasing, summarizing and quoting appropriately
- understanding what is common knowledge
- recording citation information for your sources
- citing your sources correctly
Concordia University's Academic Integrity Policy is found in the Student Handbook.
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