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Avoiding plagiarism

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What is plagiarism?

Lund University's guidelines and regulations on plagiarism states that "Plagiarism is a lack of independence in the design and/or wording of academic work presented by a student compared to the level of independence required by the educational context. Deceitful plagiarism is a lack of independence combined with an intent on the part of the student to present the work of others as his or her own."

Read the University's Guidelines and Regulations on Plagiarism (PDF 353 kB, new tab)

Useful links and writing resources

Read more about academic conduct, plagiarism, citing and referencing on the following websites:

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