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Medical Laboratory Sciences

What is Plagiarism?

  • Failure to properly cite sources
  • Submitting under your own name work, ideas, or concepts that are not entirely yours
  • Falsification of information, data, or attributions
  • Cheating or abetting others in the act of cheating
  • Submitting the same work for more than one class or publication (including unpublished work) without the express permission of all faculty involved or appropriate citation

Check mark icon. Quick Tip: It is important to note that often times plagiarism is unintentional and stems from a lack of information on and understanding of the topic. See the resources on this page to better comprehend this complex topic to make sure that you aren't falling into accidental plagiarism.

For more detailed information on what plagiarism is and how to avoid it see our guide:

What is a Citation Management Tool?

Image displaying icons for download, file, and checking off a paper (or references in a paper).

Citation management tools allow you to store your resources and research in one place, no matter where you got them from. In addition to being a way to keep track of your research they will also generate citations for you in the style that you specify.

Icon of a checkmark.Quick Tip: Citation management tools are a great way to stay organized while you research and save you time and energy when creating citations.

Find out more about citation management tools, including access to open source (free) options, and how to use them on our guide

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