Examples of Plagiarizing
Examples of the most prevalent forms of plagiarism, along with commentary and examples of ways to correct them*, are given below. These are:
- Not citing at all
- Using other people’s work verbatim without quotation marks
- Inadequate paraphrasing
- Not including citations appropriately
* In these examples, APA documentation style is used. Please ensure that you use the documentation style required by your instructor.
Please consider the following passage from George Orwell’s famous essay, Politics and the English Language, which will be used as the source material for all examples: