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The Sunbird
How Full Is Your Bucket? Positive Strategies for Work and Life
Goldie Socks: And the Three Libearians
The Wedding Planner's Daughter
Monsters of Men
The Ask and the Answer
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Okay for Now
The Wednesday Wars
One-Dog Canoe
The Good Earth
But Excuse Me That Is My Book
The Hunger Games
Catching Fire
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Whales on Stilts: M.T. Anderson's Thrilling Tales
The Angel Experiment

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Plagiarism & Intellectual Freedom

Plagiarism & Intellectual Freedom
What are the consequences of Plagiarism?
Definition: Plagiarism

pla·gia·rism    [pley-juh-riz-uhm]

Literary theft. Plagiarism occurs when a writer duplicates another writer's language or ideas and then calls the work his or her own. Copyright laws protect writers' words as their legal property. To avoid the charge of plagiarism, writers take care to credit those from whom they borrow and quote.
"plagiarism." The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005. 26 Mar. 2012. .
1. Copying word for word from a source to your own paper without giving proper citation.
  Use quotation marks around the exact words caputred and cite the source.
2. Paraphrasing and claiming the idea or words as your own.
  Write down the source of the idea or words on your bibliography.
3. You have written a paper and are not sure if you have properly cited all of your sources.
  Talk to your teacher or library media specialist to be sure you have cited your sources properly.

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