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Welcome! This library guide will help you:

  • identify plagiarism
  • understand your responsibility in regards to academic honesty
  • effectively prevent plagiarism

What is Plagiarism?

Simply stated, plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own.

Regardless of intent, if you copy someone's form (words) or content (ideas) without appropriate attribution, you are plagiarizing. Plagiarism is a type of academic dishonesty, and can have serious consequences with your program, university, or employer.

To read more about different types of academic dishonesty, including plagiarism, click here to access NSU's student handbook.

NSU Student Handbook cover links to NSU student handbook pdf

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