Readings on academic integrity and plagiarism

UiTM ebook on plagiarism

  1. Avoiding plagiarism : a guide for students
  2. Understanding plagiarism : a guide for lecturers

UiTM’s awareness campaign against plagiarism : posters and slide presentation

  1. Plagiarism Slide
     

Plagiarism.org

International Centre for Academic Integrity

 

What is plagiarism in UiTM?

In Avoiding plagiarism : Guide for students, UiTM defines plagiarism as the act of using “the works of others and also self without appropriate acknowledgment or permission, falsely claiming authorship to submissions and manipulating data”.

Academic integrity?

The Wikipedia defines academic integrity as “the moral code or ethical policy of academia. This includes values such as avoidance of cheating or plagiarism; maintenance of academic standards; honesty and rigor in research and academic publishing”.

How to avoid plagiarism?

Guide for Theses (IGS)


Learn the basics of citation:

  1. Gibaldi, J., & Modern Language Association of America. (1999). MLA handbook for writers of research papers. New York: Modern Language Association of America
  2. American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association​
  3. Turabian, K. L. (2007). A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Tools for citing and referencing

  1. Endnote
  2. WizFolio
  3. Mendeley

Paraphrasing and Quoting

  1. Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing, Source: Purdue OWL
  2. How to paraphrase a source, Source: The Writing Center - University of Wisconsin
  3. How to paraphrase, Source: Plagiarism.org
  4. How to quote, Source: Plagiarism.org

The Glossary

Cite - to speak or write words taken from a particular writer or written work.
From Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Citation - A quotation from or reference to a book, paper, or author, especially in a scholarly work
From Oxford Dictionaries

Paraphrase – a restatement of a text, passage, or work giving the meaning in another form.
From Merriam-Webster Online

Quotation - something that a person says or writes that is repeated or used by someone else in another piece of writing or a speech.
From Merriam-Webster Online

 

Plagiarism Tool

  1. Plagiarism Detect
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