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Taking another's words or writings and passing them off as your own. 

Plagiarism. (2019). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from 

Avoiding Plagiarism


This is another type of plagiarism that involves plagiarizing your own work. If you use writing from a previous assignment or context, you must ask for the facilitator's approval. All writing must acknowledge its source, even if that source is you, to avoid plagiarism. 

For more information please see the Office of Research Integrity's statement here:

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