• Using direct quotes without quotation marks

• Using direct quotes without quotation marks: Historian Jane Doe argues that most Americans believed the war would end quickly.
• Misquoting a source or misrepresenting the author’s ideas or main points: President Lincoln reminded the nation that 87 years ago the founding fathers created a new country, rooted in the concept of freedom for all men.
• Using someone else’s ideas without citing as such: A historian argued that most Americans believed the war would end quickly.
• Using another person to write, re-write, or edit your work: Hiring ghostwriters for your assignments, such as purchasing an essay/assignment from any source or taking help from anyone.
• Using one piece of work from one course for another course without instructor permission: submitting an essay to two separate professors without both professors’ approval, in the same semester or in different semesters, same professor but different semesters when retaking the same course.
• Failing to attach all group members’ names to an assignment: Submitting any group project or assignment leaving even one group member’s name off the project or assignment.
• As per the rules of the University of Illinois Springfield, this entire essay including the above examples is plagiarism if submitted to the University as part of assignment or essay in a course for credit because I have not used “quotations,” even though I cited the sources. Fortunately, I have not submitted this essay to the University for any credit in any course.