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Exploring Academic Integrity in Your Research

A UO Libraries self-guided tutorial on integrity in library research and using sources ethically

Exploring Academic Integrity

Exploring Academic Integrity

Student seated outdoors reading a bookAcademic integrity is critical to success in higher education and beyond. After you finish this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • participate fully in a scholarly conversation by engaging sources effectively and ethically
  • avoid intentional and unintentional plagiarism in research and coursework
  • articulate why academic integrity matters
  • apply the basic principles of copyright law in order to use sources legally and ethically

The tutorial begins with The Scholarly Conversation.

Student studying outdoors on the UO campus.  Photo credit: UO Libraries

Note for Faculty For Use in Courses

Using the Academic Integrity Module in Canvas

The Exploring Academic Integrity in Your Research tutorial and quiz is ideal for first-year students who are beginning to take part in and learn from scholarly conversations on campus and elsewhere. If you would like to assign all or part of this module as part of your Canvas course, please contact any of the following people to get started:

Please note you have two options for having students complete this module:

  1. Students can self-guide through the tutorial and take the final quiz for a certificate of completion (not graded)
  2. You can integrate this into a Canvas module along with the Academic Integrity Pledge (optional assignment)
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