Definition overview

1 Definition

An attempt to obtain undeserved advantage by taking and using any person's ideas and/or manner of expressing them in order to pass them off as one's own original work by failing to give appropriate acknowledgement. This includes material from any source - published and unpublished works - as well as one's own work used for another purpose (i.e. Assessment Item, publication etc.).

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

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