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Academic Integrity: Understanding Plagiarism

What is Plagiarism?

MCC asserts plagiarism is representing, intentionally or unintentionally, the words or ideas of another as one's own work in any academic exercise without correctly acknowledging its source. It is the responsibility of the student to understand the instructor's expectations within each course.

Thank you to Butler University for making and sharing the template for this Avoiding Plagiarism Guide!

What is Considered Plagiarism?

The 10 most common types of plagiarism.

(For more detailed explanations of these examples check out:

Source: (n.d.). Types of plagiarism. Retrieved from


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