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Plagiarism Resources: For Students

Library Resources

Citing Sources
The UGA Library keeps Citation Style Guide web pages with examples of how to cite the most common types of resources using the most common styles (APA, Chicago, MLA, and more!)

Citation Software
The Library also provides free access to software that can help you manage your references.  Try RefWorks if you want a web-based solution for managing bibliographies, and EndNote if you need more sophisticated options but don't mind always using the same computer.  For more information or to set up a training session with a Librarian go to our Training Request Form.  

Help from a Librarian
When in doubt, ask a librarian!  For information on different ways you can reach a UGA librarian for assistance (in person, online via chat, by email, phone, etc.) go to:

UGA Resources

Academic Honesty at UGA  Policies and documents, and student and faculty resources related to academic honesty at the University of Georgia.

Academic Honesty Policy (A Culture of Honesty) The University of Georgia's Academic Honesty Policy, from the Office of the Vice President for Instruction.


Identifying and Avoiding Plagiarism

Explanation of plagiarism and guidelines for correctly citing and paraphrasing sources, from the Office of Student Judicial Affairs at the University of California, Davis.
Straight Talk about Plagiarism (Bedford/St. Martins)
A Bedford/St. Martin's handout on the importance of academic honesty and ways to avoid plagiarism when writing a paper.  
Avoiding Plagiarism (Duke University Libraries)
Discussion of the personal pressures of college that can lead to plagiarism.  
Plagiarism Game (Snowden Library, Lycoming College)
Destroy the plagiarism goblins by demonstrating your knowledge of the proper use of sources. 
Tutorial: You Quote It, You Note It! (Vaughn Memorial Library, Acadia University) 
Interactive tutorial defining plagiarism and explaining correct use of common knowledge, quotes, and paraphrases.