AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors, 10th edition
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What is Plagiarism?
Many people think of plagiarism as the simple copying of someone else’s words with the intent of passing them off as one’s own. While that is certainly a type of plagiarism, it is by no means the definition of it.
Plagiarism is a kind of intellectual theft, but rather than being a black-and-white issue, plagiarism comes in various shades of gray. Instances of plagiarism can range from the accidental misuse of a punctuation mark to the willful purchasing of a prepared essay – all instances of plagiarism, however, are in violation of the honor system.
What Plagiarism Looks Like
We designed this tutorial to expose you to what plagiarism looks like in various contexts so you can use sources more responsibly in your own writing.