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Avoiding Plagiarism

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Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty

  • Start your assignments early and stay on track with due dates.
  • Ask for help from your professor.
  • Join a study group.
  • Take careful notes as you do your research and organize your sources.
  • Work with a Librarian or the Tutoring Center to integrate and cite your sources and avoid plagiarism.
  • Prioritize your integrity!

Practice: Avoiding Academic Dishonesty

Drag each scenario over to the best solution.

You don't understand a concept and a test is coming up soon You have never cited a paper in Chicago style before
You are working on a large research paper
You have multiple papers due at the end of the semester Your roommate asks you for a copy of your essay Math is not your strong suit and you need to take calculus

Join a study group.

Start your research early.

Take careful notes as you do your research and organize your sources.

Ask a librarian for help with citing.

Prioritize your integrity!

Ask for help from your professor.