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9th Gr. Literature undefined MacBeth's Opinion presents 9th Gr. Literature (in association with University - College Of Arts and Sciences - Plagiarism "Academic Integrity is expected of every Cornell Student in all academic undertakings. Integrity entails a firm adherence to a set of values, and the values most essential to an academic community are grounded on the concept of honesty with respect to the intellectual efforts of oneself and others." - Cornell Code of Academic Integrity, p. 1 Plagiarism is the unacknowledged use of the words or ideas of others. It is the most common form of academic integrity violation at Cornell, comprising over 60% of all reported cases within the last three years. This web presentation will introduce you to Cornell's policy on plagiarism and review ways of avoiding common errors.

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