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Academic Honesty & Plagiarism: Welcome

Information about academic honesty, plagiarism, and Plagiarism School at Kent State University Libraries.

Purpose of this guide

Hi, welcome to the Academic Honesty & Plagiarism Libguide. This guide is designed to provide information on academic honesty and plagiarism. Each page contains information on specific areas of academic honesty and plagiarism.       

Academic Honesty: This page contains information on what academic honesty is and why it is important.

Plagiarism @ KSU: This page contains information on the student cheating and plagiarism policy at KSU.

Plagiarism School Info: This page provides information for instructors and students who are interested in learning more about plagiarism school. Instructors can refer students to plagiarism school in this section.

SafeAssign-Plagiarism Checker: Students can submit their drafts to University Libraries and we will run them thru SafeAssign, a program that checks the paper for plagiarism.

Resources: This page provides information for further reading and help.

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