Plagiarism is a practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
The Oxford Dictionary of English (revised edition). Ed. Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson. Oxford University Press, 2005. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Bucks County Community College. 10 February 2010
Why talking about plagiarism is so important? You will find more information on the BCCC Tutoring Center website:
1. See if there are any pre-evaluated web links for your topic in Opposing Viewpoints.
2. Limit your web search to US government or US college and university websites using Google Advanced Search (limit to domain .gov or .edu).
3. Evaluate websites that you find, using the CRAAPP Test.