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Tiger Tracks: Ethics & Plagiarism

A collaboration between GC Academic Success & the Ensor LRC.

Don't Violate the Code

The GC  Honor System works toward the maintenance of a truly scholarly environment that highlights the ideals of honor, responsibility, consistency, student/faculty involvement, and fairness. 

Why Cite?

Citing Sources -

  • Allows you to acknowledge your source and the author of the original concept.
  • Ensures that you are not plagiarizing or claiming someone else's original idea as your own idea.
  • Shows the careful work you have put into finding good sources.
  • Helps the reader understand the context of your research and locate other sources of interest.

The Different Types of Plagiarism

Watch this video to learn about different types of plagiarism.

 Courtesy of Clemson University Libraries.