Why is it considered plagiarism to copy from WikiPedia?

Answer I think you're confusing plagiarism and copyright infringement. Plagiarists attempt to claim credit for someone else's work and boost their own reputations. This can happen whether or not the ori... Read More »

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Is checking for plagiarism considered cheating?

Checking your work for plagiarism is not considered cheating; it is a wise move before turning in your paper. A Rutger's University study from 1991 revealed that 7 out of 10 students cheat. In the ... Read More »

How many words can someone copy before it is plagiarism?

There are no hard and fast rules for the number of words that can be copied before an author is guilty of plagiarism or passing off the words or ideas of another as his own. However, any more than ... Read More »

Can plagiarism be done on wikipedia?

Yes, plagiarism is rampant on Wikipedia and most of the time, it is very hard to detect because it is very hard to tell what is plagiarism and what is not, so it oftentimes goes undetected for a wh... Read More »

Plagiarism with Wikipedia?

If you had no notes and needed to research thats fine. But dont copy everything word for word. Thats ridiculous. Of course its plagiarism.I submit my papers and essays online and all my professors ... Read More »