Study Skills

Avoiding plagiarism and good academic practice

An online tutorial on good academic practice & avoiding plagiarism

Welcome to this guide on avoiding plagiarism and good academic practice

This guide will explain what plagiarism is. It will also help you avoid plagiarism by giving you some tips on note-taking and presenting your work e.g. by showing you how to paraphrase. Always remember that good referencing and citation will help you avoid plagiarism. Check out your subject guide or faculty handbook for specific advice on referencing

References

Williams, K. & Carroll, J. (2009) Referencing and Understanding Plagiarism. (Pocket Study Skills) Palgrave Macmillan

Williams, K. (2014) Getting Critical. 2nd ed. (Pocket Study Skills) Palgrave Macmillan

Pears, R. & Shields, G. (2013) Cite them Right: the Essential Referencing Guide. 9th ed. (Pocket Study Skills) Palgrave Macmillan