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Health Education Courses: Plagiarism

What is plagiarism?

The Yale University Center for Teaching and Learning describes plagiarism as "the use of another’s work, words, or ideas without attribution. The word “plagiarism” comes from the Latin word for “kidnapper” and is considered a form of theft, a breach of honesty in the academic community.

The Library has included some resources below to help you learn more about plagiarism and how to avoid it in your work.

Comprehensive: Claremont Colleges Library: Exploring Academic Integrity Tutorial

Lehman Library's tutorial

Academic Integrity Policy

One of the first steps to avoid plagiarism is to learn about Lehman's Academic Integrity Policy, and what it means for students and to read about the CUNY-wide Academic Integrity Policy.