Key Topics in Ethics: Plagiarism
Plagiarism is a critical and much-discussed issue in research ethics. From the US Code of Federal Regulations:
"Plagiarism means the appropriation of another person's ideas, processes, results or words without giving appropriate credit."
---45 CFR 689. Retrieved June 27, 2011, from http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&rgn=div8&view=text&node=45:126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52&idno=45