Plagiarism is the misrepresentation of another's work, whether ideas, words, or creative works, published or unpublished, as one's own.
The use of someone else's work must be explicitly acknowledged.
Examples of plagiarism include:
Plagiarism and other acts of academic dishonesty, including cheating, tampering, and falsification, are subject to academic discipline.
A more detailed list of acts of academic dishonesty can be found in on the University's Academic Integrity page.
To avoid plagiarizing someone else words or ideas, make sure you:
Students attending StFX University are expected to conduct themselves in an ethical manner and to help ensure that no one gains unearned academic advantage over another. To create an environment in which all may flourish, members of the StFX community share five fundamental values in their pursuit of truth and knowledge:
1) intellectual and personal honesty
2) mutual trust and the free exchange of ideas
3) clarity and fairness in interactions with each other
4) respect for others’ ideas and opinions
5) personal responsibility and accountability
For more information and guidance on academic integrity please visit the Academic Integrity page.