Skip to main content

Preventing Student Plagiarism: A Guide for Faculty

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.

Turnitin: information about the plagiarism prevention tool embedded in Canvas.

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

Taking action: links to the information and documentation.

An interactive tutorial is now available

Your students can learn about plagiarism and ways to avoid it by taking an interactive tutorial, which includes a quiz with a certificate option.

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

Comments? Questions?

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

University of Cincinnati Libraries

PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

Contact Us | Staff Directory

University of Cincinnati

Alerts | Clery and HEOA Notice | Notice of Non-Discrimination | eAccessibility Concern | Privacy Statement | Copyright Information

© 2019 University of Cincinnati