Today's learners have unprecedented access to a wide range of information through the Internet. This access offers many benefits for completing coursework and writing papers. However, it comes with its drawbacks. On the Internet, learners can effortlessly find pre-written content, copy and paste it, and use someone else's words as their own. This, however, is plagiarism.
Here is a list of recommended resources to help you understand what plagiarism and how to avoid it:
- Academic Integrity - OU's Integrity Council
- A Student's Guide to Academic Integrity at the University of Oklahoma - Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost
- Nine Things You Should Already Know About Plagiarism, Plus Six Excuses That Don't Work - Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost