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Academic Honesty & Plagiarism: Plagiarism @ Limestone University

Contains Plagiarism Workshop and other plagiarism prevention information.

Policy on Student Cheating & Plagairism


Limestone University's policy on student cheating and plagiarism can be found in The Gaslight Student Handbook (XIV. Appendix B pages 41-43).



Plagiarize means to take and present as one's own a material portion of the ideas or words of another or to present as one's own an idea or work derived from an existing source without full and proper credit to the source of the ideas, words, or works. As defined, plagiarizing includes, but is not limited to:

  • The copying of words, sentences and paragraphs directly from the work of another without proper credit;
  • The copying of illustrations, figures, photographs, drawings, models, or other visual and nonverbal materials, including recordings, of another without proper credit; and
  • The presentation of work prepared by another in final or draft form as one's own without citing the source, such as the use of purchased research papers.

Plagiarism Workshop:

As a means to prevent plagiarism your instructor may request that the student complete the Library's Plagiarism Workshop.

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