THE PLAGIARISM BOOK 2nd Edition
A manual of practice and
explanation to help students,
high school through college, avoid plagiarism
by Gary K. Clabaugh & Edward G.
E-Book. 80 pages. Pdf.
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THE PLAGIARISM BOOK 2nd Edition contains:
- Examples of text rewrites with easy steps
given to achieving them.
- Clear, simple explanations of plagiarism.
- Many self-instructing exercises and puzzles
to help students develop various forms of paraphrase.
- For more advanced students, chapters that
demonstrate how to avoid other writing pitfalls while avoiding
plagiarism. Also shown are methods to more greatly vary the style of
- Scaling devices so that
instructors in different fields can specify the level of
text rewrite acceptable as paraphrase in their discipline
The materials in this book have been tested for
ease of use on students from 9th grade through graduate
After working through the simple
exercises in this book,
no student will have the excuse that he or she did
what plagiarism is or how to avoid it.
On the other hand, each student
will be competent to rewrite texts
so that, properly cited, they are never plagiarisms.
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Section I: Quick Fixes
1 The Rewrite Game
2 Just What is Plagiarism?
3 It's Easy Not to Plagiarize
4 Examples of the Process
Section II: Transforms and Exercises: the
7 Active Voice <=>
8 Synonym Substitution
Section III: Other Useful Transforms with
9 Inversion of Clauses
10 Indirect Discourse
11 Splitting the Sentence
12 Using 's to Condense
Section IV: Expanding Your Skills
13 Notes on Change of Voice
14 Notes on Synonym Substitution: avoiding embellishment
15 More Transforms
Section V: Other Things You Should Know
17 The Art of Citation
18 Plagiarism and the WEB
19 Why Not Cheat? Prudential and Moral Concerns.
Appendix: "Measuring" Plagiarism
PREVENTING PLAGIARISM & CHEATING