Plagiarism occurs when you use others' text, ideas, wording, images etc. without making the necessary citations. You can be accused of plagiarism if you hand in a paper written by someone else under your own name. You can also be accused if your citations are missing or not done correctly.
You may lose your admission to a course or your examination right if you are found guily of plagiarism.
Ask your guidence teacher or a librarian of you have any questions about plagiarism or when/how to cite.
Resources on plagiarism and copyright:
Stop Plagiarism: Explains plagiarism and how to avoid it. Made by University of Southern Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University and Danmarks forskningsbibliotektsforening for brugeruddannelse.
The Citation Compass: Information on how to cite and make a reference list. You can also find information about source critisism and legal rights. Made by TUC (now USN), UiA and UiS.
Search and Write: Tips on how to search, read, write and cite. Made by HiB, NHH, UiB and UiS.