How to Avoid Plagiarism

The following guide provides links to information on understanding academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism.

Avoiding Plagiarism

The following resources provide information to help you understand what constitutes plagiarism and help you avoid plagiarizing someone else's work.  

 

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Games & Exercises

Plagiarism Detection

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Academic Integrity at SGU

Plagiarism is a violation of the St. Gregory's University Classroom Academic Integrity policy.

Classroom Academic Integrity

St. Gregory's University expects its students to demonstrate integrity in their academic work.

Acts violating academic honesty include

1. Cheating on examinations, quizzes or other written work;

2. Giving assistance to or receiving assistance from another during an examination or quiz;

3. Plagiarism, defined as:

  • The use of anotherís published work (either through a full quotation, partial quotation, paraphrase, or summary of an authorís ideas) without proper citation;

  • The use of another student's work as one's own;

  • The purchase, use or provision of an already prepared paper;

4. Obtaining, or attempting to obtain, copies of uncirculated examinations or examination questions; and

5. Falsifying any academic record.

 

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