CCSF Code of Student Conduct defines plagiarism as " the unauthorized use of the written language and thought of another author without proper quoting or citing and representing him/her as one’s own." Whether intentional or unintentional, student plagiarism can evoke discipline such as verbal or written warnings or reprimands, failing assignment grades, failing test grades, or failing class grades, or disciplinary probation.”
Below are some resources to prevent different types of plagiarism at CCSF.
Unintentional plagiarism often occurs when a student does not have a solid understanding of what citations are for and how to use them. CCSF library provides tools and services to address this issue:
Intentional plagiarism is the deliberate copying of someone else's writing without giving credit by providing a proper citation. Students practicing intentional plagiarism may use paper mills, copy from their peers, or cut and paste text from the web. Use the tips below to help identify information that may have been intentionally plagiarized: