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Preventing Student Plagiarism: A Guide for Faculty

New! A fun interactive tutorial is now available

Now your students can learn about plagiarism and ways to avoid it by taking an interactive tutorial, which includes a quiz.

Please point your students to the tutorial Plagiarism: Why It Should Matter to You (BETA).

What Is in This Guide

Academic integrity at UC: UC policy towards plagiarism

Plagiarism prevention tips: ideas for assignments and activities, links to tutorials on plagiarism awareness and prevention.

Library and online resources: featured resources on plagiarism awareness and prevention.

SafeAssign: information about the plagiarism prevention service offered by Blackboard.

Plagiarism detection tips: tell-tale signs of plagiarized papers, tools and and strategies for detecting sources of plagiarised papers.

Taking action: links to the information and documentation at the Office of Judicial Affairs.

Comments? Questions?

Please direct your comments, questions, and suggestions about this guide to
Olga Hart (, 556-1850)

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