by jenna
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December 24, 2012

Strategies to Avoid Plagiarism

Using somebody else’s work and presenting it as your own is something very devastating, be it for a research, for a paper or for writing a blog or article. Not all the countries have same laws as far as plagiarism …

by jenna
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December 20, 2012

When Plagiarism Becomes Theft

One might get away with rewriting the content and not copying it word-to-word. However, it’s unethical and is referred to as stealing. If you are giving an idea that has been taken from some source but presented in an entirely …

by jenna
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December 20, 2012

Is There a Limit to Citing Sources When Trying to Avoid Plagiarism?

When talking about how much content can be taken from a source and cited, it needs to be clarified that only citing sources is not enough. You cannot copy/paste all the stuff and mention references, unless specifically asked by the …

by jenna
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December 20, 2012

Plagiarizing Unknowingly and the Associated Fears

Plagiarizing content intentionally is absolutely unacceptable. However, one might do it unknowingly. It might happen that you propose an idea or gain first-hand knowledge about something and later find out that it has already been proposed or posted somewhere by …

by jenna
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December 20, 2012

Difference between Plagiarism and Research

  It is usually debated when plagiarism is frowned upon while research is appreciated. Hence, it is important to know the difference between plagiarism and research clearly. Defining Research Research, as defined by YourDictionary.com, is a “careful, systematic, patient study and investigation …