Curtin Memorial Library

Preventing & Detecting Plagiarism

Request a Library Instruction Class
One of the best ways to prevent plagiarism is to schedule a library instruction session where a librarian can instruct students in the effective use of research tools to find high quality articles and information.

Learn About Plagiarism
The following web sites are designed to help faculty teach students to use information ethically. They also provide tips on detecting plagiarism in student work.

Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-Plagiarism
University of Alberta
Preventing Academic Dishonesty
University of California, Berkeley
Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers
Robert A. Harris
Best Practices to Prevent Plagiarism
California State University, Channel Islands
Detecting Plagiarism
Marywood University
In: Avoiding Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and Other Questionable Writing Practicies: A Guide to Ethicial Writing, Martin Roig, St. Johns University

Plagiarism Education Resources for Students
Curtin Library provides a number of web sites designed to educate students in techniques for recognizing and avoiding plagiarism on the Avoiding Plagiarism page in the Student Research Assistance section of our web site.