Academic integrity is a central component of post-secondary education. Students at any level of study should be familiar with academic integrity and fully commit to its practices in their work. Use the resources here to define academic integrity, understand its importance, and apply its practices to your research and writing.
What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it?Consult these resources to define and understand plagiarism and know how to avoid it in any research or writing project.
- Bates College - Plagiarism Resources Site
- UNC Writing Center - Plagiarism Handout
- Harvard College Writing Program - What Constitutes Plagiarism?
- University of Toronto Writing Support - How Not to Plagiarize
- Queen's University Writing Centre - Avoiding Plagiarism
Academic integrity tutorials and guides for studentsThe following tutorials and guides are useful resources for learning more about academic integrity and its role in post-secondary education. Students can also learn about plagiarism by visiting these websites.
- University of Manitoba - Academic Integrity and Student Conduct Tutorials
- Ryerson University - Academic Integrity Website
- Dartmouth's Institute for Writing and Rhetoric - Sources and Citations at Dartmouth
- York University - Academic Integrity Tutorial
- Duke University - Plagiarism Tutorial
- University of Toronto - Academic Integrity Resources
- Brock University - Academic Integrity
- McMaster University - Academic Integrity Tutorials and Quizzes
- University of Ottawa - Academic Integrity Website
Academic integrity resources for instructors
The following resources provide information on how instructors can promote and uphold the values of academic integrity while educating students about it.
- McMaster University - Academic Integrity Resources for Instructors
- McGill University - Academic Integrity Resources for Instructors
Using, citing, and documenting sourcesConsult these handouts on how to use the main documentation and citation styles. You can also view the links under Writing Skills and Research Skills for specific guidance on those subjects. When referring to a website, ensure that the information is up to date and reflects standards on the most current edition of each style guide. Official handbooks for the main style guides are available for purchase from the following websites: American Psychological Association (APA), American Sociological Association (ASA), The Chicago Manual of Style Online, Modern Language Association (MLA).
- University of Manitoba Academic Learning Centre
- Brandon University LibGuides
- Citation and Documentation Tutorials
- UNC Libraries Citation Tutorial
- Harvard Guide to Using Sources
- University of Richmond Writer's Web - Using Sources and Documentation
- Dartmouth's Institute for Writing and Rhetoric - Sources and Citations
- University of Guelph Library - Using Quotations in Your Essay
- UM Academic Learning Centre - Citing Secondary or Indirect Sources: APA, MLA & Chicago Style
- More resources for the Chicago Manual of Style and Documentation
- More resources for ASA Style and Documentation
Policies on academic dishonesty and misconduct
Each university and college has its own policies on academic dishonesty and misconduct. If you are a student at one of Campus Manitoba's partner universities or colleges, identify your home institution and follow the link to its policies on academic dishonesty, which includes plagiarism, cheating, and more. If your college or university does not have a specific website or document dedicated to academic integrity, you can find the policies in the academic calendar for the current year.
- Assiniboine Community College (Academic Calendar)
- Brandon University
- Red River College
- The University of Winnipeg
- Université de Saint Boniface
- University College of the North (Academic Calendar)
- University of Manitoba