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Understanding Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

SCSU - Academic Integrity

"St. Cloud State University (SCSU) expects each student to fulfill his/her academic obligations honestly
and fairly without engaging in cheating, plagiarism, falsification, collusion, or other forms of academic dishonesty. "

What is Plagiarism?

Not sure what plagiarism is? Check out the following tutorials!




Diagnosis Plagiarism - Yavapi College - Library





The Plagiarism Court - Fairfield University: DiMenna - Nyselius Library 





You Quote It!, You Note It! - Acadia University - Vaughan Memorial Library

 
Why you Need to Cite Sources
Academic writing involves finding, evaluating, and using information resources.  When you use research, quotes, ideas, or data you have found in books, articles, webpages, etc. you need to cite the source of your information.

Many scholarly organizations and publications have developed systems for documenting and citing sources.  The social sciences use the —American Psychological Association (APA), —American Sociological Association (ASA), and the Chicago/Turabian systems. Many good online guides and tools are available to help you properly cite sources. 
Have you ever Plagiarized?


Plagiarism Spectrum - Turnitin





Did I plagiarize? - the visual communication guy
Avoiding Plagiarism


Plagiarism: How to Avoid It - Bainbridge State College


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