When writing a research paper, you must always cite any sources that you have consulted. You must acknowledge when you are using the ideas, information, arguments, phrases or any other intellectual or creative output by another person. Not to do so is referred to as plagiarism. Any form of plagiarism is a serious offense that comes with disciplinary consequences that can largely be avoided by always citing your resources. . For more information see KPU's Policy ST2, entitled Student Academic Integrity Policy, and the related Procedures for Dealing with Academic Integrity Violations.
Common examples of plagiarism:
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