Failure to cite the work of others in the papers you write may result in disciplinary measures, or failure on the assignment. There are four general types of academic dishonest:y:
- Plagiarism: "Intentionally or knowingly representing the words or ideas of another as one's own in an academic exercise."
- Cheating: "Intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids in any academic exercise."
- Fabrication: "Intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise."
- Facilitating Academic Dishonesty: "Intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to commit an act of academic dishonesty."
Source: University of Maryland, University Libraries. Citation Tools. Retrieved online, January 15, 2013.