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This Wiki provides information and resources in relation to QMU's approach to plagiarism prevention. The wiki has been developed by the Centre for Academic Practice and is aimed at students and tutors.

Across higher education, plagiarism is a serious academic offence.

 
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The QMU Assessment Regulations (section 25.1.2) define plagiarism as:

"The presentation by an individual of another person's ideas or work (in any medium, published or unpublished) as though they were his or her own" (QMU 2014, p.31)
 

The wiki is divided into eight sections:

Here you will find answers to the questions:
'what is plagiarism?', 'what forms can plagiarism take?' and 'why should plagiarism be avoided?'

We provide a brief introduction to turnitin and directions on where to find user guides.

Information about 'why do we reference?' and 'how to reference'.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about plagiarism and turnitin for students.
Information about QMU academic regulations.
Resources include tutor guides and links to online papers.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about plagiarism and turnitin for tutors.
Contact details for further assistance.