Policies and procedures regarding academic dishonesty and plagiarism, FAQ's and all you need to know about citations and bibliographies.
Plagiarism and cheating are not condoned at New College of Florida.
Plagiarism is defined as “literary theft” and consists of the unattributed quotation of the exact words of a published text, or the unattributed borrowing of original ideas by paraphrase from a published text.
On written papers for which the student employs information gathered from books, articles, web sites, or oral sources, each direct quotation, as well as ideas and facts that are not generally known to the public at large, or the form, structure, or style of a secondary source must be attributed to its author by means of the appropriate citation procedure. Only widely known facts and first-hand thoughts and observations original to the student do not require citations. Citations may be made in footnotes or within the body of the text.
Plagiarism also consists of passing off as one’s own segments or the total of another person’s work.
Cheating is defined as follows: