Welcome to our plagiarism prevention and information area of the website! These pages are designed to familiarize you with plagiarism and test your knowledge.
Plagiarism can sound like a boring topic, but did you know that a student from Ohio University was removed from the Semester at Sea Program while sailing around the world because she unintentionally plagiarized*? As a student, it's important to understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.
This tutorial is designed to help you learn:
A definition of plagiarism
A list of the different types of plagiarism, their explanations, and real world examples
Practice scenarios and an online quiz to test your knowledge of plagiarism
Tips to avoid plagiarism
Resources to help you organize your research and bibliographies
UCSD's Policies on Student Conduct and Integrity of Scholarship that include plagiarism and its consequences
Look around, you are sure to learn something new and interesting about plagiarism, including tips you can use to prevent it!