Plagiarism violates the University's Honor Code, degrades the University's reputation, and diminishes the value of any degree it offers. Plagiarism, whether intentional or unintentional, can happen in any field.
Click the images below to see some different examples of plagiarism.
History professor uses text from other history books word for word without citing
VCU CNS. “19_amendment.” 12 Feb. 2015. Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/vcucns/16328028440
Engineering professor and Ph.D. candidate submit journal article that was heavily plagiarized
Rayner, Lawrence. “Macro USB.” 11 Nov. 2010. Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/lawrencerayner/5172887758/
Neuroscience journalist self-plagiarizes in multiple newspaper articles
Jon S. “Newspaper colour.” 24 Oct. 2011. Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/62693815@N03/6277336776