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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. Plagio El término plagio se define en el Diccionario de la lengua española de la Real Academia Española como la acción de «copiar en lo sustancial obras ajenas, dándolas como propias».[1] Desde el punto de vista legal es una infracción al derecho de autor acerca de una obra artística o intelectual de cualquier tipo, en la que se incurre cuando se presenta una obra ajena como propia u original. Así pues, una persona comete plagio si copia o imita algo que no le pertenece y se hace pasar por el (la) autor(a) de ello sin su autorización. En el caso de documentos escritos, por ejemplo, se tipifica este delito cuando, sin uso de comillas o sin indicar explícitamente el origen, ni citar la fuente original de la información, se incluye una idea, un párrafo, una frase ajena o la obra completa. Esto constituye específicamente una violación a la paternidad de la obra, considerada dentro del marco de los derechos morales.

Elegy The elegy began as an ancient Greek metrical form and is traditionally written in response to the death of a person or group. Though similar in function, the elegy is distinct from the epitaph, ode, and eulogy: the epitaph is very brief; the ode solely exalts; and the eulogy is most often written in formal prose. The elements of a traditional elegy mirror three stages of loss. First, there is a lament, where the speaker expresses grief and sorrow, then praise and admiration of the idealized dead, and finally consolation and solace. These three stages can be seen in W. Ethics in Business Research When we undertake research, we are representing ourselves and our institution or organization in the wider community and must consequently adopt in our research endeavour the highest ethical standards. As we mature and become adults every action we take, and are seen to take, contributes to our reputation within our own community and beyond. As this is the case, we should always try to present ourselves as ethical practitioners and professionals.

Cyber Bullying Statistics Cyber bullying statistics refers to Internet bullying. Cyber bullying is a form of teen violence that can do lasting harm to young people. Bullying statistics show that cyber bullying is a serious problem among teens. By being more aware of cyber bullying, teens and adults can help to fight it. Plagiarism for Dummies: Why Cheating Students Are Missing the Point of Education To hear college professors tell it, the current wave of student cheating and plagiarism is brand new to higher education. Alas, student plagiarism, especially of the "Can I use your paper for my assignment?" variety, has probably been around since there has been organized schooling, let alone colleges or universities. Fortunately, this problem has never completely taken over colleges and universities for the same reason that college professors crack down on it in the first place. That reason is simple and has been summed up best by the great early 20th century artist Pablo Picasso: "Bad artists copy.

8 Great Sites for Reluctant Writers 8 Great Sites for Reluctant Writers 1. Storyjumper Writing The standard types of written assignment required of a university student are usually: an academic essay a report a dissertation The third, the dissertation, is always a summatively assessed piece of work, and this is therefore dealt with in the The following pages offer advice on writing essays or reports whether they are assessed or whether they are purely a means of developing your intellectual, writing (and time-management) skills.

Five Ways to Protect Your Online Reputation - AARP So to put your best foot forward online, here are five things you need to do: Know your digital identity Chances are your digital identity is pretty complex. Some of it you create — at a minimum, you should have pages on LinkedIn and Facebook. Some of it is created by your friends when they post comments and photos you’re in. Plagiarism What is Plagiarism and Why is it Important? In college courses, we are continually engaged with other people’s ideas: we read them in texts, hear them in lecture, discuss them in class, and incorporate them into our own writing. As a result, it is very important that we give credit where it is due. Plagiarism is using others’ ideas and words without clearly acknowledging the source of that information.

More Information on Fair Use Fair use is a legal doctrine that promotes freedom of expression by permitting the unlicensed use of copyright-protected works in certain circumstances. Section 107 of the Copyright Act provides the statutory framework for determining whether something is a fair use and identifies certain types of uses—such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research—as examples of activities that may qualify as fair use. Section 107 calls for consideration of the following four factors in evaluating a question of fair use: Purpose and character of the use, including whether the use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes: Courts look at how the party claiming fair use is using the copyrighted work, and are more likely to find that nonprofit educational and noncommercial uses are fair. In addition to the above, other factors may also be considered by a court in weighing a fair use question, depending upon the circumstances.

Avoiding Plagiarism Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work. Contributors:Karl Stolley, Allen Brizee, Joshua M. Office of the General Counsel The guide set forth below is available in PDF here: Copyright and Fair Use: A Guide for the Harvard Community. You may also read frequently asked questions concerning copyright and privacy for more information. Copyright and Fair Use: A Guide for the Harvard Community Basics of Copyright What is copyright?Why is copyright necessary?

Plagiarism Parenthetical Documentation (also known as Parenthetical Citation) The parenthetical citations direct your reader to the Works Cited list at the end of your paper. In most cases, the parenthetical citations include the author's last name and the specific page number for the information cited. Note, that the following is the way we would like you to document your work, however, other teachers may have other preferences.