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Academic Integrity Tutorial - How To Use Sources Properly

In this guide you will find information on academic integrity, plagiarism, proper scholarly procedure, and links to helpful websites for further information. The Academic Integrity Tutorial is linked in the left navigation.

Introduction


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Communities around the world have different practices for representing the words, work and ideas of other people. In colleges and universities throughout the United States, instructors place great emphasis on distinguishing clearly between your own words, work and ideas, and other people’s. 

In the following pages you will find information on academic integrity, plagiarism, proper scholarly procedure, and links to helpful websites for further information. Always remember that your best resource is your professors; don’t hesitate to consult them to figure out what is and is not appropriate in each case.

In the Academic Integrity Tutorial, linked in the left navigation, you will learn about what academic integrity means as a member of the Mount Holyoke Community and how to appropriately respect the creative work of other researchers and avoid academic dishonesty.  

 

 

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