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Creating a search strategy involves brainstorming for keywords and phrases that writers might use when discussing your topic. The best places to gather the frequently used jargon of your topic are broad tertiary sources such as:
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Plagiarism is a serious offense both in the world of academia and the world of publishing.
Many students do not plagiarize intentionally. They may do it in haste, or in ignorance of exactly what it is.
The Plagiarism detection service, Turnitin, cites these ten types of plagiarism as the most common:
An act of submitting another’s work, word-for-word, as one’s own.
A written piece that contains significant portions of text from a single source without alterations.
The act of changing key words and phrases but retaining the essential content of the source in a paper.
An act of paraphrasing from other sources and making the content fit together seamlessly.
The act of borrowing generously from one’s own previous work without citation; To self plagiarize.
The act of combining perfectly cited sources with copied passages—without citation—in one paper.
A paper that represents a mix of copied material from several different sources without proper citation.
8. 404 ERROR:
A written piece that includes citations to non-existent or inaccurate information about sources
The “Aggregator” includes proper citation, but the paper contains almost no original work.
This paper includes proper citation, but relies too closely on the text’s original wording and/or structure.
These measures can help you avoid unintentionally plagiarizing:
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