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Plagiarism

The following on plagiarism is taken from the Chaminade online catalog under Institutional and Academic Policies > Accusations of Plagiarism or other forms of Academic Dishonesty:

"Plagiarism is the offering of work of another as one's own. Plagiarism is a serious offense and may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Complete or partial copying directly from a published or unpublished source without proper acknowledgment to the author. Minor changes in wording or syntax are not sufficient to avoid charges of plagiarism. Proper acknowledgment of the source of a text is always mandatory.
  2. Paraphrasing the work of another without proper author acknowledgment.
  3. Submitting as one's own original work (however freely given or purchased) the original exam, research paper, manuscript, report, computer file, or other assignment that has been prepared by another individual."

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