Plagiarism-1 - but not limited to quotation marks. It is...

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Plagiarism is an instance of using different sources of information without giving credit to their authors and sources in your work. Plagiarism is constituted by all types of actions that lead to pretentious possession of materials (visual, audible, written, published in print or/and media) from somebody else, and/or from other source. In addition, plagiarism can be committed when you use almost similar words or take the ideas of another as a point of reference without giving them appropriate credit for it. In order to avoid plagiarism, one must use a proper method of citation including
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Unformatted text preview: but not limited to quotation marks. It is useful to be familiar with the special guidelines for citing sources such as the Modern Language Association, the American Psychological Association's guidelines, Association of Legal Writing Directors and others. Also, it is not plagiarism when someone uses common knowledge, common sense, truisms, or customary facts, of which everybody is aware. Definitely, it is not plagiarism when one writes about his/her own arguments, observations, conclusions and reasoning....
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course SOCIOLOGY 321 taught by Professor Gerardino during the Spring '09 term at Los Rios Colleges.

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