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Academic Integrity at Brandeis University
As stated in Brandeis University's mission statement, "the University that carries the name of the justice who stood for the rights of individuals must be distinguished by academic excellence, by truth pursued wherever it may lead, and by awareness of the power and responsibilities that come with knowledge."
Every member of the Brandeis University community is expected to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity. A student is required to submit work that is the result of the student's own effort. The purpose of this web site is to provide education about issues of academic integrity, as well as related resources for students and faculty.
- Faculty resources
- Student resources
- Library & Technology Services and Support
- Other campus resources
- Selected Boston Library Consortium Sites
Center for Academic Integrity
Key organization dedicated to issues of academic integrity in educational institutions. Brandeis is a member.
Plagiarism Resource Site (University of Virginia)
Goal of this site is to reduce plagiarism in educational settings. Includes free software for detecting plagiarism.
CBB Plagiarism Resource Site
A joint effort by Colby, Bates and Bowdoin (CBB) to discourage student plagiarism. Includes news items.
Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism (Northwest Missouri State University)
Quoting and Paraphrasing Sources (University of Wisconsin)
What is Plagiarism (Indiana University)
College Quiz (Empire State)
Xtreme Plagiarism (Northwest Missouri State University)
Tutorial for learning how to recognize, avoid, and prevent plagiarism.
Plagiarism Court: You Be the Judge (Fairfield University)
Library & Technology Services (LTS) offers a twofold approach in support of academic integrity:
- student education on how to avoid plagiarism through proper citation of sources
- faculty education on how to identify sources where plagiarism is suspected
- discussions of avoiding plagiarism and the proper use of citations in both first year and upper level library instruction sessions
- maintaining a web page on Citing Your Sources
- offering workshops on Endnote and other citation software
- providing assistance in searching Google and some of the library subscription full text databases, such as Academic Search Premier, when plagiarism is suspected
For assistance from a librarian, call 781-736-4670 or contact us by Email.
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