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This guide provides information on how to avoid plagiarising in your academic work.

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Avoiding Plagiarism

Types of Plagiarism

The 10 most common types of plagiarism and are ranked in order of severity.

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What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the act of taking another person's writing, conversation, song, or even idea and passing it off as your own. This includes information from web pages, books, songs, television shows, email messages, interviews, articles, artworks or any other medium.  In other words, plagiarism is an act of fraud or liable to serious consequences. This guide provides information which will help you avoid plagiarism.

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