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Chemistry 2281G Library Information Session

Academic Integrity

What is Academic Integrity?

"a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility. From these values flow principles of behavior that enable academic communities to translate ideals to action" (CAI, Fundamental Values Project, 1999).

Western Teaching Support Centre provides a great deal of information and resources related to academic integrity.

Avoid Plagiarism

What is plagiarism?

The action or practice of taking someone else's work, idea, etc., and passing it off as one's own; literary theft. (Oxford English Dictionary Online)

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