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A Guide to Database and Catalog Searching: Citation, not Plagiarism!

How to access and search library databases and catalog

Want HELP with citation style? Check the course Moodle, consult the instructor, ask a librarian, or click here.

Click below for a lesson on ethical library research

The OWL Defines Plagiarism

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Academic Honesty and Personal Intergrity

Knowing the conventions of academic writing and scholarly research is important for personal, intellectual, and professional reasons.  Ask your instructor or a librarian for help.

Article IV.1 of the Student Code of Conduct lists infractions related to the misuse of academic style and citation conventions.

NSULA Academic Honor Code

from the Code of Conduct, located within the Student Handbook.

  Article IV. Infractions. Section 1.

           1.0 Academic Infractions. 
      1.1 Collaborating, conspiring or cooperating during an examination with any other
person by giving or receiving information without authority.
      1.2 Copying or obtaining information from another student’s examination paper.
      1.3 “Duplicity” defined as the offering for credit identical or substantially unchanged work in two or more courses without approval in advance by the instructor(s).
      1.4 “Plagiarism” defined as the use of any other person’s work and the unacknowledged incorporation of that work in one’s own work in fulfillment of academic requirements.
      1.5-1.11 are about cheating on exams.

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