The Plagiarism Tutorial is a series of Web-based, self-paced modules designed to help you learn about the broad issues surrounding plagiarism and how to best avoid this academic issue.
The tutorial's modular design allows you to complete it in any order. It can also be used as a source of reference for any interested researcher. Throughout the tutorial, you will find a series of questions you can use to test your level of understanding. There is also an optional quiz to further assess your knowledge.
The content for this tutorial was created by Diane Harvey from Duke University, Kawanna Bright from NC State University, Libby Gorman from NC Central University, Kim Vassiliadis from the UNC-Chapel Hill Library and Julie Greenberg from UNC's School of Information and Library Science. This project was spearheaded by the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN).
The tutorial's layout was designed by Kim Vassiliadis, UNC-Chapel Hill Library. The flash animation was created by Julie Greenberg, UNC's School of Information and Library Science.
Note: All quote examples used in this tutorial are borrowed from the following work:
Pyle, Howard. Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates: Fiction, Fact & Fancy Concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1921. This text is available electronically through the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center.
The tutorial will be updated regularly. We encourage and invite all users to share their comments and suggestions for the tutorial and we look forward to hearing from you.
If you have technical or content questions about this tutorial, feel free to contact us.