According to SHU's Academic Integrity Policy, plagiarism is: any act of misrepresenting the sources of one's information and ideas. When writing essays, it is the act of presenting another person's written words or ideas as one's own. When reporting experimental work, it includes the acts of falsifying data and presenting another's data as one's own. In speeches, it involves quoting passages of others' speeches or written words without mention of the author.
Forms of plagiarism therefore include, but are not limited to:
The Cybersecurity program at Sacred Heart University requires students to select a citation style -- IEEE, ACS, or APA are most commonly used - and be consistent with the style for the complete paper.
Why is citing important?
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a FREE virtual resource organizer and citation management software that can greatly aid your research.
Anytime you locate useful content online (for example - an article in a library database, a website, a video, a book, or more) you easily save and store an active link for the resource into a Zotero library. You can then access these resources to create automatic in-text citations and bibliographies in any style that you want, such as APA, AMA, MLA, IEEE and others.