Plagiarism is presenting someone else's words or ideas as your own. The following are all examples of plagiarism:
(Source: Student Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism)
Most of us always try to abide by the law. But did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is theft and it has serious consequences in schools and workplaces alike. The good news is that it’s not hard to research ethically and compile a bibliography that cites the work of others and strengthens your own!
Production Year: 2018
Celebrities can also be guilty of plagiarism! Here are a few famous examples:
You Quote It, You Note It! – This interactive online tutorial explains the differences between paraphrasing, quoting and plagiarism (and also provides some useful research tips).
Common Knowledge & Plagiarism - How do you know what counts as common knowledge?
Best Practices to Avoid Plagiarism - Practical tips on how to avoid accidental plagiarism.