plagiarism tutorial

Welcome to the Plagiarism Tutorial

Through this tutorial, you will gain a greater familiarity with the issues surrounding plagiarism, as well as instruction in how best to avoid this academic issue. You will be guided through each of the related topics by a boy and his robot. Upon completing this tutorial, you will have learned:

  • What plagiarism is
  • Why citing sources is important
  • When to cite a source (and when not to)
  • How to cite a source when paraphrasing, summarizing, or quoting
  • And finally, how to get more help should you need it.

Academic integrity is a complex issue, but avoiding plagiarism doesn't need to be. By following the guidelines outlined in this tutorial, you should feel confident that you are acting responsibly and doing your part to uphold the Honor Code that is a part of UNC.