Plagiarism: How to avoid it Last Updated: Mar 31, 2022 Views: 133
Plagiarism occurs when you copy or use someone else’s work without giving them proper credit. Here are some resources to help you avoid plagiarism:
Watch our video Plagiarism and You. It talks about what your responsibilities are as a student in order to avoid plagiarizing and gives examples of what constitutes plagiarism.
Visit the Citing and Referencing Sources guide. This guide provides information on several citation styles, including APA, MLA, and IEEE. It also includes explanatory videos and free citation tools.
Check out Module 1: Plagiarism in the Citing and Referencing Sources guide. This interactive online activity defines in detail what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. It also explains different citation styles.
Attend the Avoiding Plagiarism workshop with the Library Learning Lab. This workshop will clarify what plagiarism is, its potential consequences, and how to develop correct citation of sources.
Read Algonquin College’s Academic Integrity (AA 48) Policy. This policy applies to all members of the College community recognizing their roles in upholding the values of academic integrity, and demonstrating a commitment to these values and standards in all academic activities.
For additional tips and information on citing your sources, visit the How To Cite module in The Learning Portal.
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