I want to avoid plagiarism. What do I need to know?
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2019     Views: 11

Look at the Academic Integrity page of our Research Skills Toolbox, where you'll find several excellent tutorials that will help you recognize and understand plagiarism. Below are two short videos that provide a concise overview of when to cite and how to avoid plagiarism. For the mechanics of properly citing your sources, there are resources on the Understanding Citations page.

Familiarize yourself with USM's Academic Integrity Policy.

Finally, USM has writing tutors that can assist you in the writing process and with citing sources properly. You can make an appointment to meet with a tutor to go over your assignment and discuss your paper.

Sign into the USM portal, click on USM Quick Links, and select Tutoring at USM. Set up your free account and make an appointment.

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