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What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the copying of another’s work or ideas. Plagiarism is against R-CCC’s Student Code of Conduct and it is against the law to plagiarize in the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina Law § 14‑118.2

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As a student of RCCC, you must adhere to the student code of conduct.

What is Copyright?

Copyright is a set of rights granted to creators by the state. For a limited amount of time, these rights protect the creator against the copying, distribution or adaptation of his/her work in exchange for eventual public disclosure of the work.

The copyright symbol - a C inside a circle.

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