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Avoiding Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism Webinars

The library offers Avoiding Plagiarism webinars during the Fall and Winter semesters. Please register for one of the following sessions below.

  • Wednesday, September 22 from 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 5 from 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 20 from 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 9 from 6 - 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 17 from 6 - 7 p.m.

If you cannot make a session or they are not offered in the current semester, enroll in a self-paced Blackboard course. If your instructor is using Canvas for their online classroom, they may have added the Library's Avoiding Plagiarism module already.

Avoiding Plagiarism Blackboard Organization

Academic Policies

Accurately citing sources used for research is an important part of the writing and research process. Citation is important because:

  • It is used to give credit for information originally written elsewhere.
  • Citation enables others to find the same information again.
  • Failure to give credit for drawing on the work of others constitutes plagiarism.

For more information on plagiarism, please read the Academic Policies of the University and the English Department's policy on Academic Integrity.