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Duke Definition of Plagiarism

As stated in The Duke Community Standard in Practice: A Guide for Undergraduates:

"Plagiarism" occurs when a student, with intent to deceive or with disregard for proper scholarly procedures, presents any information, ideas or phrasing of another as if they were his/her own and/or does not give appropriate credit to the original source. Proper scholarly procedures require that all quoted material be identified by quotation marks or indentation on the page, and the source of information and ideas, if from another, must be identified and be attributed to that source. Students are responsible for learning proper scholarly procedures.1

This suggests that there are two kinds of plagiarism: one that is committed with the intent to deceive (intentional plagiarism) and one resulting from the disregard for proper scholarly procedures (unintentional plagiarism).

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1The Duke Community Standard in Practice: A Guide for Undergraduates 2023-24, Page 12.