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CELCIS: Avoid Plagiarism

What is plagiarism?

What is Plagiarism? 

Plagiarism is the use of someone else’s language, ideas, or other material without making the source(s) evident in situations where there is a legitimate expectation of original work."

-Western Michigan University's current definition of plagiarism, adopted in 2016

What does this mean? 

All academic work should be original to you. 

This includes: 

  • Papers

  • Presentations

  • Online discussions

  • Creative work

Videos on Plagiarism

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The following videos can be watched in any order.. Turn on the closed captioning to see the text.