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COPHS Plagiarism & Citation Guide: Avoiding Plagiarism

For students in the PA, Pharmacy, or other health-sciences field, this guide is an introduction to COPHS standards and best practices.

Am I Plagiarizing?

Types of Plagiarism

Click on the above image to learn more about the different types of plagiarism, what plagiarism means for medical writing and publishing, and what you can do to give credit where credit is due.

The Academic Integrity (AI) Tutorial

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The Academic Integrity (AI) Tutorial, created by the University of Maryland Global Campus, offers
students dynamic content and real-world application of academic integrity concepts, policies, and
research methods to support your work at University of Maryland Global Campus. The AI Tutorial consists of six modules:

Academic Integrity: What It Is and Why It Matters
Assignments and Expectations: Starting Out on the Right Track
Writing Well With Sources: Developing Authentic Synthesis
Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: Attribution and Citation
Collaboration Without Copying: How To Do Authentic Work in a Group Setting
Keeping Yourself Safe Online

Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?

Just Because You Put It In Your Own Words...

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How to Cite Sources: Citing Without Quoting

How to Recognize Plagiarism: Tutorials and Tests

Test your knowledge and earn certificates on how to recognize and avoid plagiarism through IU's scaffolded plagiarism modules!

Frick, T., Dagli, C., Barrett, A., Myers, R., Kwon, K., & Tomita, K. How to recognize plagiarism: Tutorials and tests. Bloomington, IN: Department of Instructional Systems Technology, School of Education, Indiana University. Retrieved from:


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