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Business Writing

Have questions about writing your business paper? Look no further.

Plagiarism: What is it?

Plagiarism is a tricky topic to define.  There are many ways it can occur.  For instance, research papers can be purchased online.  Sometimes resources aren't cited.  Sometimes it's an accident and other times the plagiarism it is done on purpose.  Below you'll find resources which will help you avoid plagiarism.  Also, check out Old Westbury's Policy on Academic Integrity.

Plagiarism Tutorials

Academic Integrity at Princeton University (Princeton University)
 
Avoiding Plagiarism (Purdue University Online Writing Lab)
Plagiarism & Academic Integrity (Scholarly Communication Center, Rutgers University Libraries)
Plagiarism Prevention for Students (California State University San Marcos Library)
The Seven Deadly Sins of Plagiarism: Working Honestly at Dickinson College (Waidner-Spahr Library, Dickinson College)
VAILTutor: Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory (Center for Intellectual Property, University of Maryland University College)
You Quote It, You Note It! (Acadia University Library)
Xtreme Plagiarism (B.D. Owens Library, Northwest Missouri State University)

Plagiarism Videos

I must warn you.  These are fun:

Dr. Cite Rite (Central Piedmont Community College Library)
What is Plagiarism? (Rutgers University Libraries)

Plagiarism Quizzes

Test yourself on plagiarism:

Is It Plagiarism? (University of Maine at Farmington)
Plagiarism Test: How to Recognize Plagiarism (Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education) -You can even earn a certificate!  (Tip: First check out some examples)
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