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Intellectual Property: Plagiarism

IIT Resources

Web Articles & Tutorials on Plagiarism

Discussions about what constitutes plagiarism, its prevalence in academia, and recognizing instances of plagiarism.

Methods for Avoiding Plagiarism

Articles, online tools, and other resources discussing the correct way to paraphrase and cite other peoples ideas and how to correctly include quotations in your scholarly work. 


Suggested Print Resources

Books held in IIT Libraries 

Writing Style Guides

Style Guides for writing academic papers. As the standard way for citing sources often differs between disciplines, ask your professor which citation style he or she prefers.  

Cultural Differences in Plagiarism

The following documents contain information on plagiarism from a cultural standpoint. 


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