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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