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Business Research Toolkit: Academic Integrity

The Sterne Library's award winning Business Research Toolkit Program is offered each Fall and Spring semester. The hands-on program introduces participants to business resources and research strategies.

FAQs

What is Academic Integrity?

Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, the following categories of behavior:

ABETTING is helping another student commit an act of academic dishonesty. Allowing someone to copy your quiz answers or use your work as their own are examples of abetting.

CHEATING is the unauthorized use or attempted use of unauthorized materials, information, study aids, the work of others, or computer-related information.

PLAGIARISM means claiming as your own the ideas, words, data, computer programs, creative compositions, artwork, etc., done by someone else. Examples include improper citation of referenced works, the use of commercially available scholarly papers, failure to cite sources, or copying another person’s ideas.

FABRICATION means presenting falsified data, citations, or quotations as genuine.

MISREPRESENTATION is falsification, alteration, or the misstatement of the contents of documents, academic work, or other materials related to academic matters, including work substantially done for one class as work done for another without receiving prior approval from the instructor.

(from the UAB Academic Honor Code)

Academic Integrity Materials

Plagiarism Resources

Plagiarism is a serious violation of the academic honor code. Below is a resource that will help you better understand and avoid plagiarism in your work. 

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