Month: June 2013

What is Plagiarism?

[gview file=”http://eliterarysociety.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/How-to-deal-with-Plagiarism.pptx”] What is Plagiarism? Etymology of the word “plagiarism” In the 1st century, the use of the Latin word plagiarius (literally kidnapper), to denote someone stealing someone else’s work, was pioneered by Roman poet Martial, who complained that another poet had “kidnapped his verses.” This use of the word was introduced into English in 1601 by dramatist Ben Jonson, …