Plagiarism is using another person's work without acknowledgment, making it appear to be one's own.
How to Avoid It: Ideas, words, pictures, or other intellectual content, taken from another source must be acknowledged in a citation that gives credit to a source.
Intentional and unintentional plagiarism are considered instances of academic misconduct and are subject to disciplinary action such as:
Common forms of plagiarism:
Additional plagiarism resources:
Content adapted from NMSU Library.