Plagiarism is something you may or may not have heard of before coming to university. Plagiarism involves you using the work of others without acknowledging the sources. Doing this is considered cheating and carries serious penalties for any student caught plagiarising. Sometimes students can plagiarise without meaning to. The following Youtube videos might help you understand what Plagiarism involves and how to avoid it.

This is a very short video about what you need to cite when using ideas and language called ‘Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?’

This is a spoof video about Plagiarism with some subtitles from the University of Bergen:

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