What is Plagiarism?
Plagiarism is the act of using another work (someone else's or your own) without proper citation. This can be intentional or accidental.
Plagiarism is a violation of the Emory & Henry Honor Code which could lead to academic probation or permanent expulsion from the college.
Examples of plagiarism from the Honor Code include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Borrowing words, sentences, ideas, conclusions, examples, and/or organization of an assignment without proper acknowledgement from a source (for example, a book, article, electronic document or another student’s paper);
- Submitting another person’s work in place of one’s own;
- Allowing someone else to revise, correct, or edit an assignment without explicit permission of the instructor; submitting work without proper acknowledgment from commercial firms, websites, fraternity or sorority files, or any other outside sources, whether purchased or not;
- Allowing another student to substitute any part of a course for a student, including quizzes, tests and final examinations;
- Submitting any written assignments done with the assistance of another without the explicit permission of the instructor;
- Submitting work that was originally prepared for another class without the explicit permission of the instructor; and
- Knowingly aiding another student who is engaged in plagiarism.