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The intent of this guide is familiarize you with what plagiarism is and how to avoid it when performing academic research.  This will help your writing by showing knowledge of the subject area, supporting your arguments and opinions with credible sources, and using references correctly. 

Academic Integrity

Learn more about the Academic Integrity Policy at Sacred Heart University:

SHU Academic Integrity Policy


Plagiarism can take many different forms. The following video discusses the different types of plagiarism and how to avoid it in your own writing.