Plagiarism. What is it and how can it be avoided?. What is plagiarism?. A simple meaning is: â€œTaking the work or ideas of someone else and passing it off as your own.â€. Psychiatrist in Plagiarism Shocker. 'He took paragraphs from my work, word for word' - psychiatrist faces plagiarism charge.
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What is it and how can it be avoided?
A simple meaning is:
“Taking the work or ideas of someone else and passing it off as your own.”
'He took paragraphs from my work, word for word' - psychiatrist faces plagiarism charge
“Milgram's interest in the study of obedience partlyemerged out of a deep concern with the suffering of fellow Jews at the hands of the Nazis and an attempt to fathom how the Holocaust could have happened.”
(Persuad 2005, cited in Pidd 2005)
“Milgram's interest in the study of obedience also emerged out of a continuing identification with the suffering of fellow Jews at the hands of the Nazis and an attempt to fathom how the Holocaust could have happened.”
(Blass 2002, cited in Pidd 2005)
When you are at college you will need to read and draw upon the work of other people for your assignments.
A summaryis a shortened version of something that has been said or written using different words and sentence structure, containing only the main points.
It is not enough to read some information, change the odd word to make it look a bit different and then say whose information it was.
You must completely re-write it in your own
words adding the reference to your list at the end, otherwise it is still plagiarism!
No reference needed:
“Avatar” is one of 23 films directed by James
Reference needed (opinion):
Of all the films directed by James Cameron,
“Avatar” is the most memorable.
You go to websites and get the information below:
Do you need to include a reference in your write up?
plagiarism extremely seriously.
There are three main instances when you can
use other people’s work in your assignments.
Tarantino’s presence/personality has an inspiring effect on cast and crew
Tarantino’s energy is visibly infections and obviously a main motor
to the entire cast and crew.Jackson pays credit to Tarantino’s
inspirational directing style: “Quentin has an energy about him
that’s very wild and open, that just has a way of transferring to
everyone else. He’s so excited about seeing his words come to life,
it’s contagious. It turns out to be a real productive energy.”
None of these actors seem to be bursting to change their lines, as is
increasingly the case these days when big stars collide with written
by-committee scripts.”Having been an actor himself, he’s sensitive
on how to get performances out of individuals,” says Eric Stolz, who
plays a low life smack dealer in one of the film’s key adrenaline
sequences. “It’s like an orchestra and he’s the mad conductor.”
Woods,P.(ED)(2000)QuentinTarantino TheFilmGeekFiles London:Plexus
When you’re starting out in the profession and want to make a film that is original, it can be hard, especially with an awareness of all the great films that have been made.
Quoting is the only time you can copy word for word.
Use them sparingly; they do not show understanding
and don’t count towards your word count.
Use inverted commas (speech marks) and don’t
forget the reference!
To reference a quote, as well as putting full details in your reference list at the end, you must also use an ‘in-text’ reference
This is in the format of surname of author, year the information was published and page number
“Cardiff is a lively and exciting capital city” (Jones
Have a go at finding a quote from the piece.
You must then create an alphabetical list at the end of your assignment which gives further details of the references you have made in your text.
Oxford English Dictionary (2004) Concise Oxford
English Dictionary 11th ed Oxford: Oxford University
Davies, P. and Taylor C. (2010) How to avoid plagiarising
other people [Online] www.glan-hafren.ac.uk (Accessed
16th September 2010)