Page by Prof. Harold Marcuse, originally 2000, augmented & under construction Jan. 2007.
Note 6/08: if you are looking for an image that used to be on this page, it was removed in March 2008 at the request of the artist.

Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own, or deliberately failing to credit or attribute the work of others on whom you draw (including materials found on the web)

  • It is a serious academic offense, punishable by dismissal from the university. It hurts the one who commits it most of all, by cheating them out of an education.
  • In this course offenses will be reported to the Dean of Students for disciplinary action.

The official UCSB brochure on "academic dishonesty" is available on-line; it includes definitions and information on student rights, as well as other information. See the table of contents.

For more information, see:

page created Apr. 4, 2000, by H. Marcuse , updated 4/2/08