Q. Is plagiarism only possible in the classroom?

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In short, plagiarism is theft. Even when it is unintentional, plagiarism is a misrepresentation of the ownership of ideas. By not citing a source, one is claiming the idea as their own and therefore gaining that reputational credit, even if they do not financially benefit.

Plagiarism is not just an academic issue. You can find instances or accusations of plagiarism in several real-world examples:

Protect your reputation and your grades by carefully integrating evidence into your work and giving credit where it is due.

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  • Last Updated Sep 11, 2020
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