Plagiarism is when you use someone else's words or ideas without giving them credit. Our word plagiarism comes from the Latin word plagiarius which means "kidnapper."
It is a very serious academic offense.
Read a longer definition at the Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science by clicking here.
One or more of these may happen:
Learn more about what plagiarism is & how to avoid it at one of the library's workshops.
You can register for the workshops here: SFU University Workshops