Plagiarism & Citation Resources for Faculty
What is Plagiarism?
"Plagiarism—the act of presenting another personâ€™s ideas, research or writings as your own. Examples: Copying another personâ€™s actual words without the use of quotation marks and/or footnotes, failure to acknowledge a source when using information that is not common knowledge or failure to acknowledge collaborators on homework or laboratory assignments."
Consequences of Plagiarism:
Violations of academic integrity involve the imposition of sanctions in accordance with the Collegeâ€™s definitions of academic dishonesty."
The Common Types of Plagiarism:
- Direct Plagiarism
- Self Plagiarism
- Mosaic Plagiarism
- Accidental Plagiarism
Details can be found here: http://www.bowdoin.edu/studentaffairs/academic-honesty/common-types.shtml
- Constructing Assignments (LaGuardia)
- Plagiarism Prevention Guide (LaGuardia)
- Guide to citing sources and avoiding plagiarism(Duke University)
- Avoiding Plagiarism (The OWL at Purdue)
How to cite & which citation style should I use?
- APA (American Psychological Association) for psychology and other social sciences, as well as many health sciences
- MLA (Modern Language Association) for literature, arts, and humanities
- Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin version of tutorial/self-test
- Indiana University, Bloomington, School of Education-How to Recognize Plagiarism
- Hunter's MLA tutorial
Citation Management Tools