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Academic Integrity

Understanding Plagiarism

"Plagiarism is intellectual theft. At Merrimack, the failure to acknowledge the intellectual contributions of others is considered plagiarism. It is important to avoid even unintentional plagiarism by being familiar with accepted ways to acknowledge sources and by developing good note-taking and research habits."

-from Merrimack College's Academic Integrity Code 

The Plagiarism Spectrum's The Plagiarism Spectrum explains common forms of plagiarism in easy-to-remember terms and definitions: 

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