Did I Plagiarize? The Types and Severity of Plagiarism Violations
Plagiarism is a hot topic in the academic world, but it applies in all aspects of our lives. In a country and culture that values intellectual property, it is imperative that we are conscious of plagiarism guidelines and standards. The reality is, in many facets of life, when we make mistakes, we can claim ignorance. But when it comes to plagiarizing, there is little slack given; we are all expected to understand plagiarism guidelines and what constitutes a violation. While plagiarism is never considered acceptable, there are varying levels of severity with different types of plagiarism violations. So are you wondering if you’ve plagiarized? For a similar chart on the copyright usage of images, see the “Can I Use That Picture” graphic. To purchase a 20×30 printed poster, please visit the online store.
• Ethical Use of Information in the 21st Century