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1Running head: PlagiarismPlagiarism PaperBrandi McCormickBuena Vista University
2PlagiarismPlagiarism is an act of dishonesty, it is when you take someone else’s work and try to pass it offas your own without giving the original owner credit and acknowledgement. This can be anytype of, text where the works and ideas did not come from you (Harris, 2001). Plagiarismhappens in many different context, among college students who are short on time and think it isbetter to submit someone else’s work then to reach out and ask for an extension and do the workthemselves. Also, when hiring someone else to do the work for you and compensating them withpayment. There were many prominent names that got in trouble for plagiarism Dr Martin LutherKing, Johnny Cash and scientist Jane Goodall. The best integrity driven decisions do your ownwork cite your resources, use in text citations there is so much information on plagiarism andexamples from some of the greats of what not to do.Citing your references is done as a best practice the more and more you do this the betterand better you get and easier it becomes. It is like tying your shoes practice make perfect! This isused to let your audience know these are not my words they are from whomever. In writing there

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