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Plagiarism is presenting or submitting someone else's work (words or ideas), intentionally or unintentionally, as your own. This is considered to be a form of cheating and may be subject to disciplinary action.
There are various forms of plagiarism including:
How to avoid plagiarism
The University Regulations and Policies give detailed information about all aspects of cheating.
Further help about plagiarism and Turnitin
There are a number of useful books in the Library about avoiding, and deterring, plagiarism. Search the Library catalogue, using plagiarism as a keyword.
Information about the text-matching tool Turnitin is available: