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Ethical Use in the 21st Century

A curated list of resources covering plagiarism and copyright issues for high school students.


Georgia Southern University - Student Code of Conduct

Georgia Southern University - Student Code of Conduct

This screenshot is taken from Georgia Southern University's 2016 - 2017 Student Code of Conduct (found on page 4 under Part 1: Student Conduct Code) and shows their definition of "Cheating" and "Plagiarism". The entire document can be found online at

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Citation Machine™ automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and thousands more!

Citation Machine™ helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use. Cite sources in APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard for free.

Skills and Strategies | Understanding Plagiarism in a Digital Age

Do your students have a hard time defining — and thus, perhaps, avoiding — plagiarism? Here are resources, exercises, and advice to help.

Student Guide - Ultimate Plagiarism Resource: Detecting Plagiarism & Preventing It

Plagiarism is one of academia’s most common problems and a constant concern for teachers. While the Web may have made plagiarism as easy as a few simple clicks, it’s also made detecting plagiarism just as easy. If a student can find the essay in seconds, so can you’s if you know where to look.


Did I Plagiarize Infographic

Did I Plagiarize Infographic


LibGuides: Ethical Use of Information: A Short Introduction: Home

This image of the Copyright Symbol was adapted from one in the University of Nebraska "Frame by Frame" blog of Professor Wheeler Winston Dixon.  It illustrated an intriguing entry on the topic of restoring copyright to works already in the public domain!

Academic Integrity/Ethical Use of Information

The Center for Academic Integrity (CAI) defines academic integrity as “a commitment, even in the face of adversity, to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility”.