Plagiarism is offering someone
else's work as your own, whether one sentence or whole paragraphs, and
whether from an internet source, book, periodical, or the writing of other
students. It is also dishonest to submit your own paper as original work
in more than one course. Penalties for plagiarism range from failing
the assignment to failing the course or suspension from the university,
depending on the seriousness of the breach of academic integrity.
This UBC website
offers examples of plagiarism and hints on how to avoid it.
This Dalhousie website
offers professors tips on how to detect plagiarism and the use of "term
paper for sale" sites
Here is the Acadia