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Transcript of Plagiarism
2. You could be arrested
3. You could be suspended/expelled from school Plagiarism Task What is Plagiarism? Plagiarism is the act of stealing the work of someone else, and passing it off as your own Consequenses How To Avoid it 1. Give credit or cite your work
2. Put parenthetical references after each piece of information taken from the a book or website.
Why? There are always consequences. Plus it always good to give the author credit! Paper Mill A paper mill is a website that provides you with complete assignments and all you have to do is put your name on it, and it is considered to be your own work.
This is not a good source to use because it is plagiarism; which is illegal. Attribution An attribution is when you use somebody else’s work, but they credit them Court Cases 1. http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2010/0218/J.K.-Rowling-faces-another-plagiarism-suit 2. http://www.bridgewater.edu/WritingCenter/Workshops/PlagiarismCases.htm 3. http://www.onlineclasses.org/2009/10/21/top-10-plagiarism-scandals-of-all-time/ 1. 2. 3. Author J.K. Rowling faces plagiarism charges for many of the aspects of her best selling series Harry Potter. Stephen Ambrose , a famous historian, was recently charged with plagiarism multiple times in certain passages from his books In 1991, Michael Bolten, a famous singer, was involveed in a serious Plagiarism case, because he stole lyrics from song, "Love is a Wonderful Thing". He supposedly stole lyrics from a 1966 song by the Isley Brothers.