The Council of Writing Program Administrators defines plagiarism as, "deliberately us[ing] someone else’s language, ideas, or other original (not common-knowledge) material without acknowledging its source".
Did you know there are different types of plagiarism? The video below gives an overview of common types of plagiarism including Verbatim, Patchwork, Paraphrasing, Global, and Self-plagiarism:
At HCC, plagiarism is considered a form of Academic Dishonesty. For more information, refer to the Code of Student Conduct & Disciplinary Procedure in HCC's Student Handbook. When in doubt, cite!
Check out the short video below for more tips on how to avoid Plagiarism: