Plagiarism is using someone else's work and presenting it as your own without giving credit or documenting the original source. A work or source can include both published material (books, articles, websites, movies, videos, dvds, cds, etc.) and unpublished material (interviews, lecture notes, etc.).
Ann Raimes clearly outlines the ways that writers neglect to credit the sources used in their research papers:
In the academic world, you will be perceived as plagiarizing if you
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