Information & Research Instruction Suite (IRIS)

Plagiarism: What Every Student Needs to Know

Use Information Effectively

One of the most important concepts for students to learn and apply in academic work is how to use information correctly and ethically. In most cases, failure to use information properly results in plagiarism, a serious academic issue that can have dire consequences.

Do you understand the rules you must follow in order to avoid plagiarism? These four modules will get you started.

Avoiding Plagiarism

  • Plagiarism Part 1: Definition & Overviewmouse icon Click
  • Part 2, What needs to be Acknowledged mouse icon Click
  • Part 3, Citing Papers & Projects mouse icon Click
  • Part 4, Citing During A speech mouse icon Click
  • Part 5, Is this plagiarism? Q&As and a Quiz mouse icon Click