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Keys to Academic Success: Referencing Bootcamp

Active learning is the key to success at university. Our team of learning advisers have created a series of resources to guide you through your first year of university.

How to Lose Marks for Bad Referencing!

This is an interactive Articulate presentation.

If you are using an iPad, and you have downloaded the Articulate APP, you should click here.

Referencing and academic integrity

The InfoSkills Roadtrip has a useful module you can work through. It explains referencing, academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism.

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JCU Referencing Guides

Make sure you find the right style for your subject, then find the right guide on the JCU Library's Referencing pages.

Plagiarism in the News?

Does anyone in the "real world" really care about plagiarism?  Well, yes.  When Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention appeared to be plagiarising a speech delivered by Michelle Obama, people were saying the speech writer should be fired. 

Why?  Because when you write for a living, you're expected to do it well and with integrity. 

As university students, writing assignments is what you are doing for a "job".  Treat it seriously.

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