According to the Honor Code at Wofford College (2006-2007), plagiarism is defined as:
Remember, plagiarism is a concept and therefore a particular act may be defined differently by different people. Each faculty member defines individual acts differently. Find out what your professor accepts as collaborative work and what he or she defines as plagiarism.
Professor Clayton Whisnant has prepared a summary of issues related to plagiarism and the Wofford Honor Code called "Living By the Wofford Honor Code."
Other types of academic dishonesty
The handbook defines other types of academic dishonesty.
Information--including articles, illustrations, photographs, music, and video--are the intellectual property of the producer of the material. This may be the author or publisher.
For class purposes, all materials obtained through the Internet have the same protection as any print material. This means that all material you use, whether quoted verbatim or paraphrased, must be cited. Find out from your professor which format he or she wishes for you to use. There are several sites on the web that provide guides for electronic citations. Web sites can be difficult to cite; ask a librarian for help if you are having trouble.