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Plagiarism on Hubpages?

  1. questionpaper profile image80
    questionpaperposted 3 years ago

    Plagiarism on Hubpages?

    I know that this question might seem silly but let me ask it anyways.

    Before I write any hubs, I make intensive research. But there are times when I have to copy and paste a sentence as it is because if I put it in my own words, I might end up changing the meaning of the sentence.

    I just want to know what is the percentage of plagiarism that is accepted on Hubpages.

    Thanks in advance.....please reply.....its urgent!

  2. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 3 years ago

    If it is not your words, then you should reference it and it should be fine.

    1. questionpaper profile image80
      questionpaperposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks a lot bro......Keep it up!

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    sheilamyersposted 3 years ago

    I agree with Lois. Even one sentence you've copy/pasted from somewhere else should have the reference listed next to it. If I couldn't find a way to reword the sentence and decided to use it as someone else wrote it, I'd either set it off as a quote or or add something such as "According to [person's name, organization, etc]" and then add the information. It's always best and fair to give credit to the original author.

 
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