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Plagiarism, Copyright, and Fair Use

What is plagiarism, and how to avoid it.
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What is plagiarism?
    How does someone plagiarize someone else?
What is copyright?
    What is fair use?
How do I give credit to someone else's work?

This guide will help you find the answers to these and other questions!

From 2016-17 Catalog and Student Handbook

From Student Disciplinary Policy, Section 3. Academic and Classroom Misconduct:

Academic Misconduct: Plagiarism, cheating, and other forms of academic dishonesty are prohibited. Students guilty of academic misconduct, either directly or indirectly, through participation or assistance, are immediately responsible to their instructors. Possible disciplinary sanctions may be imposed through the regular institutional disciplinary procedures; the instructor has the authority to exercise Summary Academic Discipline.

Columbia State Community College. (2016). 2016-17 catalog and student handbook (p. 267). Retrieved from

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