Jess Denke Public Services Librarian (610)282-1100 ext. 1443
What is plagiarism?
Copying the ideas, and/or speculations, and/or language of any other person or persons, without acknowledgement
Presenting other's ideas (including unique and distinctive terminology) as one's own original work
When a person disguises the language of another person or persons by altering the formal elements of the original (e.g., diction, syntax, grammar, punctuation) and submitting it as his or her own, without acknowledgement
Plagiarism will be considered to have occurred regardless of the person's intent to deceive.