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Good academic practice and avoiding plagiarism

An online tutorial on good academic practice & avoiding plagiarism

In Summary

In this guide we have introduced you to good academic practice, looked at different ways you can incorporate and acknowledge the work of others and your own previous work. These skills will help you avoid plagiarism and other academic misconduct in your academic work.

In summary

  • Make good notes
  • Manage your time
  • Reference everything
  • Ask for help


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Library staff from any library in the University are always willing to help you with referencing queries. Contact your College or Department librarian for further support.

To accompany this guide there is also a Moodle Plagiarism Quiz, which can be incorporated into Moodle pages. The quiz is completely non-subject specific but covers all the basic concepts around plagiarism. If you would like to use the Plagiarism Quiz in your own Moodle space you can complete a short form.

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