Useful site for instructors and students to prevent the spread of Internet plagiarism.
Created by the School of Education at Indiana University.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.
Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing.
"To use another person's ideas or expressions in your writing without acknowledging the source is to plagiarize. Plagiarism, then, constitutes intellectual theft." MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed
“An act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author." Retrieved September 5, 2012, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/plagiarism
Ignorance does not excuse plagiarim.
Types of plagiarism
From http://unmc.libguides.com/plagiarism -- Retrieved September 5, 2012