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Learn how to recognize and avoid plagiarism.

You Might Be Plagiarizing If You...

Cartoon of some plagiarizing


  • Submit someone else's work as your own.
  • Buy a paper from a papermill, website, or other source.
  • Cut and paste together phrases, ideas, and sentences from a variety of sources to write an essay
  • Copy words, art, or data from someone else's work--published or unpublished--without giving the original author credit.


  • Use an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot to write your paper for you.



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