- Plagiarism: What it is and How to Avoid It by Saul Greenberg, University of Calgary - powerpoint
- Plagiarism explained by CommonCraft
Plagiarism, whether intentional or inadvertent, is a very serious offence that can get you thrown out of university. The sad fact is that there is no need for plagiarism, for the Science discipline actually encourages researchers to make use of prior work in the form of references, citations and quotations.
The key is:
- understanding what plagiarism is so you can avoid it,
- knowing the well-recognized conventions on how you are allowed to use other people's work in your own writing