Writing isn’t necessarily the easiest of tasks — as a professional or as a student. There are a number of competing priorities to constantly contend with, clients that come through with vague details about assignments, unexpected revision requests, and too many new (and fun) ways to distract yourself from getting your work done.
With so many external sources interrupting your train of thought and workflow, it can be difficult sometimes keeping your mind completely trained on the task at hand.
The following infographic defines what plagiarism is, why you might not realize that’s what you’ve done, and includes some examples of famous plagiarism cases and how they were eventually resolved.
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