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Plagiarism

What it is and ways to avoid it, with exercises and examples

Additional Resources on Plagiarism and Citing Sources

Safe Practices (Purdue OWL): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/03/

Introductory Phrases (UNSW): https://student.unsw.edu.au/introducing-quotations-and-paraphrases

Plagiarism Exercises (Indiana U)https://www.indiana.edu/~istd/practice.html

http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml

Book on Plagiarism:

The Complete Guide to Discouraging Plagiarism : https://unplag.com/materials/free-plagiarism-guide/book.pdf

Other Universities Guidelines/Resources:

Univ. of the Witwatersrand Research Guide:  Plagiarism, Citation and Referencing Styles:  Definitions/Types

Tutorials:

UMUC Academic Integrity : http://www.umuc.edu/students/academic-integrity/ai-tutorial/academic-integrity-tutorial.html

Simon Fraser:  https://canvas.sfu.ca/courses/15986

Acadia University. Use - You Quote It, You Note It!: http://library.acadiau.ca/sites/default/files/library/tutorials/plagiarism/

Clark College Libraries. Avoid Plagiarism: http://www.clark.edu/Library/iris2/plagiarism/

Cornell University. Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism: https://plagiarism.arts.cornell.edu/tutorial/logistics3.cfm

East Central University. Academic Integrity ECU and Beyond:

http://www.oklsi.onenet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Tutorials/Integrity/Overview/ECU/AcademicIntegrityatECU.swf

Eastern Florida State College. Basic Information Literacy Tutorial: http://web11.easternflorida.edu/bilt/module8/

Northern Illinois University. Online Tutorial on Academic Integrity: http://www.niu.edu/ai/students/

Missouri Southern State University. Plagiarism: Goblin Threat Plagiarism Game :

http://libguides.mssu.edu/c.php?g=185283&p=1223333

Monash University (Australia). Academic Integrity: http://www.monash.edu/library/skills/resources/tutorials/citing

Rutgers University.  How to Avoid Plagiarism:  http://library.camden.rutgers.edu/EducationalModule/Plagiarism/

Sam Houston State University. Information literacy Tutorial:  http://library.shsu.edu/research/guides/tutorials/graded/infolit/index.html

San Jose State University. Plagiarism tutorial: http://libguides.sjsu.edu/c.php?g=436654&p=2976510

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism: https://student.unsw.edu.au/plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism: http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/plagiarism.html

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism: http://www.northwestern.edu/provost/policies/academic-integrity/how-to-avoid-plagiarism.html

Referencing Style Guide:

http://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~pxc/refs/index.html

Straight Talk about Plagiarism from Bedford/St. Martin's

http://www.macmillanhighered.com/Catalog/uploadedFiles/Student_Plagiarism_flyer.pdf

Daily Cheats - Instances of cheating in the real world by David Callahan, author of Cheating Culture.

http://www.cheatingculture.com/daily-cheats/

Help at Florida Tech

  • Library Workshops and Seminars
  • Academic Support Center
  • Evans Library Librarians (Linda, Chelsea, Philina)

Plagiarism Advice from Other Universities/Organizations

Princeton University  - advice on the avoidance of plagiarism, with some useful examples and guidance on source use and referencing.

Indiana University School of Education- practical tutorial with extensive examples, including a formal test with certification.

Leeds University online examples of good citation practice and sources use with examples

Goucher College ‘Plagiarism-by-Paraphrase Risk Quiz’ - covers academic practice in five different disciplines

University of Essex site.

Ethicsed.org

International Center for academic integrity - "What is so important about academic integrity" videos

 

 

 

 

Acts of Plagiarism

Check out these sites for examples of plagiarism:

Your Rights

Important to note:  See what a UK judge ruled on student's suit about plagiarism:

Leaving Plagiarism to the Academics - In this 2013 article, Johnathan Bailey concludes that " the main thrust of the ruling is simple: To put the decisions about what is and is not plagiarism in the hands of the experts that know best."