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Education - Science and Technology Education Department: Plagiarism & Copyright

Definition: Plagiarism

Copyright

In order to assist staff, the University has a Copyright Administrator, Mr Thapelo Mashishi. All requests for copyright permission should be routed through the Copyright Administration Office. Lecturers can download the DALRO form to be used for all copyright permission requests.

Copyright Officer: Mr Thapelo Mashishi  
  Tel (011) 559-2182

How to avoid Plagiarism

To Avoid Plagiarism:

  • Never Copy Directly
  • Never Print Directly
  • Never Copy From Other Students

 To Quote a Source:

  • Always Use “Quotation Marks”
  • Always Give Credit to the Source (Citing & Referencing)

To Paraphrase:

  • Always Use Your Own WordsAlways,
  • Give Credit to the Source

 To Use Common Knowledge:

  • Always Use Facts Known by Many People
  • No Citations Needed

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Contact:
University of Johannesburg Library
Auckland Park Campus
+27 11 559 3198
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Subjects: Education