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Preventing Plagiarism: Home
A guide to avoiding plagiarism in your academic writing.
It's essential to understand why avoiding plagiarism is fundamental to your success as a student at Eckerd College.
There are a number of things you can do to improve your awareness and avoid academic dishonesty. Looking through the tabs on this LibGuide will help you understand what information needs to be cited, how to use references, and what constitutes as plagiarism.
You can start by watching the video below.
Getting Help on Campus
When you have questions about your instructors' expectations for assignments, ask! Utilize office hours and take the time to seek guidance and clarification. If you would like additional help with your writing, citations, or projects, campus resources are available:
"The mission of the Eckerd College Writing Center is help all students realize their potential as effective and efficient writers. In one-on-one sessions, we offer a neutral trial run before students submit their work for evaluation; through questioning and active listening, writing consultants offer thoughtful suggestions that help students organize and clearly state their thoughts... Writing Center services are free to all students currently enrolled at Eckerd College."