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 it ok to copy content from wikipedia?

no I am a member **** off! I don't want some guy I've never met copying text they didn't write!!! >:(

Can i copy stuff from wikipedia and put it in my web site?

For the record: with a couple notable exceptions, Wikipedia content *is* copyrighted. It's just released under a much less restrictive license than most copyrighted stuff. (The exceptions are quo... Read More »

How do I remove the blue background when copy-pasting from Wikipedia?

This question was asked recently. Check out the best answer, and the other answers below to help you. Use the link below. Wikipedia probably does this to make sure that people do not plagiarize ... Read More »

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 »