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According to Webster's Dictionary, plagiarism is "the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person".  It is very important to avoid plagiarism in all of your work. 

Use the information on this page to learn how to avoid plagiarism and properly give credit to your sources. 

"Plagiarism." Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2013.

Scribbr. “What Is Plagiarism?” YouTube, uploaded by Scribbr, 1 Sept. 2021,

Huffman ISD Student Code of Conduct 

General Conduct Violations, Pg. 9 Miscellaneous Offenses

Students shall not:

  • Engage in academic dishonesty, which includes cheating or copying the work of another student, plagiarism, and unauthorized communication between students during an examination.


Chegg. (2018, October). Am I Plagiarizing?

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