Academic Honesty

Mohawk Library Plagiarism Guide
Features a list of resources, news items and tutorials on how to prevent plagiarism.

APA Help Guide: Quick
Help with basic citations, includes guidelines on formatting your essays and research papers.

APA Help Guide: In-Depth
Help with more complex citations, includes guidelines on formatting your essays and research papers.

Mohawk College's Academic Honesty Policy (PDF)
This policy protects academic integrity and the rights of all students. It clearly outlines dishonest academic practices, and the penalties to be imposed for such behaviour.

Turnitin
Turnitin is software that allows you to submit your paper to the Turnitin research paper repository to ensure you have not inadvertently plagiarized. After submitting your paper to Turnitin, you will receive a "similarity report" which indicates any parts of your paper that match other papers in the Turnitin database.

Common Craft | 2 minutes, 31 seconds]*

common craft video plagiarism

Video: Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it [Source: lynda.com | 2 minutes, 24 seconds]*

link to lynda.com video on plagiarism

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