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Faculty Services: Plagiarism & Turnitin

This guide outlines library resources and services available to GGU faculty including: how to place course materials on reserve, arrange for a librarian class visit, search library resources, and much more.

Plagiarism Training

Looking for resources to teach students about plagiarism?

Avoid Plagiarism: A Tool Kit

Approximately 20-30 minutes to complete.

Step 1: Watch a short video (3 minute video). Plagiarism: How to avoid it

Step 2: Read - What is Plagiarism?

Step 3: Examine 10 types of plagiarism. Read the examples and observe how easy it is to mistakenly plagiarize.

Step 4: Take this quiz. At the end of the quiz scroll back through the questions. Review the notes explaining the correct answers.

Other Resources -- Do you know when to paraphrase and quote?

When to Summarize, Paraphrase, and Quote – from George Mason University’s Writing Center.

Writing Paraphrases – from UNC College of Arts & Sciences.

Paraphrase: Write It in Your Own Words. 6 Steps to Effective Paraphrasing – from Purdue University


Need help with Turnitin?

Main Help Site (tip: search for guides, support, etc.)

Preferred Support Option

Using Turnitin via Moodle

Helpdesk Phone: (866) 816-5046 ext. 241

Helpdesk Email:

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