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Plagiarism is defined in Brock University's Academic Misconduct Regulations as "…presenting work done (in whole or in part) by someone else as if it were one's own.". Read the regulations for more detail on what plagiarism is and its consequences for your academic career. The following links provide additional information and can help you avoid inadvertent plagiarism:
Avoiding Plagiarism (Purdue University)
Plagiarism: What it is, and how to avoid it (University of Manitoba)
Guide to plagiarism and cyber-plagiarism (University of Alberta)
How to avoid plagiarism (Northwestern University)
More information about Academic misconduct from Brock:
There may also be information on individual course outlines.