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Unformatted text preview: even a part of a sentence) that someone else wrote and don’t identify the
language as a quote by putting the text into quote marks and referencing the source, you have committed
• If you paraphrase somebody else’s theory or idea and don’t reference the source, you have committed
• If you use a picture or table you found in a web page, book, or report and don’t reference the source,
you have committed plagiarism.
• If your paper incorporates data someone else has collected and you don’t reference the source, you have
San José State University has created a website tutorial on how to identify and avoid plagiarism that
students are encouraged to visit. The site is available at http://tutorials.sjlibrary.org/tutorial/plagiarism/
index.htm. In addition, the "Academic Dishonesty Procedures" are available in any SJSU Schedule of
It is important to properly cite any references you use in your assignments. The Department of Urban and
Regional Planning uses Ka...
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