Plagiarism is the taking of someone else’s ideas, thoughts, theories, concepts, words, phrasings, or facts as if they were your own, inadvertent or otherwise.

With the links below, you can learn more about how the department, the school, and the profession define this serious and fundamental issue to all historians.

UMW Honor System

Understanding Plagiarism

Historians Define Plagiarism

Plagiarism Tutorial (University of Southern Mississippi)