The term plagiarism is declared ownership of projects and ideas of other authors. Whether it is intended or not, it is plagiarism whenever you use all or part of the work / ideas / concepts by other authors presenting them as our own.
“The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own: there were accusations of plagiarism .” [Online]. Available at: http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/plagiarism [Accessed: 5 December 2016]
More specifically we plagiarism whenever:
The use of references is not required when:
How to avoid plagiarism
When writing a work or research it is necessary to state the sources from which we derive information. It is important to provide complete and organized academic references for anything we use in our work.
More specifically we avoid plagiarism, whenever:
References allow the reader to refer directly to the original source to verify or to compare and contrast what we wrote in relation to the source.
For more info please visit: Plagiarism Org
Instructions to references
The System of referencing discussed and proposed in this document (page 7) is the Harvard reference system. Please read carefully as evaluation of your final year project work will be partially based on the way you cite references both within your project as well as how you write the list of references used in the Bibliography section of your project. Various sources have been reviewed to provide detailed information on how to reference.
The reference of the following instructions is:
An excellent detailed source that could be used is by: Fisher, D. & Harrison, T. (1998). Citing References. The Nottingham Trent University. UK: Blackwell. This is available in the library.
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