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You have taken appropriate action already. If you meet up with the person warn them against using the notes. But, if you want some additional security, print out your notes and get someone you trust to sign and date them. Now you have a clear marker. I doubt that this is necessary, but if you are paranoid,... But any infraction of rules would be by the ...


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Definitely not. Plagiarism is the use, in an academic, creative or intellectual context, of someone else's ideas or distinctive language, without proper attribution. It follows from this that in some forms of writing it is not possible to plagiarize: for instance, you cannot plagiarize in a lease or customer service agreement or in wedding thank you cards. ...


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Have I done the right thing so far? Yes. You reported it. Is there anything else I should do? No. I remember once an issue where I moved into some campus housing. There was a container left in my unit's storage shed that was attached to the back of the partment. It turns out that the container was used motor oil. As I toured the apartment, I let my ...


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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's novel work as your own. On a CV, you are not producing novel work, so novelty is not an issue. The only way to plagiarise a CV would be to copy someone else's CV's CONTENT and pretend it was your own personal history, when it wasn't. Even copying someone else's CV entry would be OK if you did exactly the same thing, ...


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TLDR: When you paraphrase someone, you should cite them. I agree with the spirit of the answer by @Kimball, but I come to a different conclusion based on the specifics of your case. You say: I reworded parts of his sentences If you take someone else's writing and paraphrase it, you should probably be citing them. Otherwise you risk committing what ...


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It depends. What do your readers need to know to appreciate the main result of your paper? If your paper builds on the ideas of others, these ideas must be stated (included explicitly) and accompanied by a citation. If you simply note in passing that there are other relevant ideas, reference may be enough. Having said that, as a reviewer, I will question ...


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