Writing Center

Academic Integrity & Plagiarism

Dr. Renea Frey, Xavier's Writing Program Director and Assistant Professor in the English Department, has provided a useful and informative guide to maintaining academic integrity in your writing, including guidance for using quotations, paraphrasing a source, and summarizing a source. The guide also gives advice to help avoid plagiarism, to evaluate sources, and how to determine when citation is not necessary.

Citing Sources and Academic Integrity Guide

You can access the guide here: Citing Sources and Academic Integrity

Additional Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Resources

In addition, the Xavier University Library has compiled and created a comprehensive Library Research Tutorial to help members of the Xavier community prevent plagiarism in their writing.The tutorial discusses definitions of plagiarism and factors to consider when citing: Value of Information: Academic Honesty

Xavier University Library has also provided useful list of links to resources for a variety of style guides, including MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE, Cell Citation Style, Blue Book, and others.