International Students' Guide to Research Skills and Using the KU Libraries: Plagiarism

This guide, designed especially for the needs of international students, provides explanations of how to do research using the KU Libraries' resources. It includes links, tutorials, and step-by-step instructions on developing research skills.


According to the Oxford English dictionary, PLAGIARISM is:  The practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.   Plagiarism can have serious consequences in schools or in the workplace ranging from warnings to expulsion. 

This page provides links to resources, tutorials and handouts designed to help define, recognize, and avoid plagiarism.


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Plagiarism Video

Tutorial - Help with avoiding plagiarism

What is plagiarism anyway?

What is plagiarism? There isn't just one definition.Learn key ways to avoid plagiarism after reviewing these 10 types.
Understand how to paraphrase a text, how to document or cite a source and how to research so the paper contains original content.

(YouTube video by WriteCheckVideos. Originally published by Turnitin as "The Plagiarism Spectrum: Tagging 10 types of unoriginal work" at . Original source: )

How to Avoid Plagiarism

No Plagiarism Sign

Books about Research Ethics

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