WRITING HANDBOOK

What is Plagiarism?

quilltipPlagiarism, or the borrowing (read theft) of ideas or words belonging to another, is a very serious offense, comparable to any other kind of theft.

  • Avoiding plagiarism isn’t always as easy as it seems, however.  In order to help you to avoid unintentional plagiarism, the Purdue Online Writing Lab has created this handy guide.