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 Academic Honesty

Plagiarism is the act of intentionally, or unintentionally, passing off someone else's words, ideas, or images as your own. Unless you give proper credit, you are stealing. Plagiarism is a form of intellectual dishonesty and is a serious and punishable offence.

Prevent plagiarism by giving credit where credit is due! Cite your sources.


  • What is Plagiarism? This website provides information about plagiarism and best practices for ensuring originality in work.

 Citing Sources

MLA Documentation Style

Used by the Humanities - English, History, Languages, and the Arts (Art, Drama, Music).
APA Documentation Style

Used by Business, Design and Technology,Geography, Mathematics, Physical Education, Psychology, Science, the Social Sciences (Family Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, etc.), and  Computer Studies.
CHICAGO Documentation Style

Used by History, Law, and Philosophy.


Used by Sciences. CSE offers three systems of documentation. In all three systems, a reference list at the end of the paper provides all the information your reader needs to track down your sources. In-text references in your sentences show your reader which sources support the claims and information of that sentences.

Of 3 styles of CSE documentation, the most appropriate for high shool students is the 

For a class assignment, check to see which one of these systems your teacher prefers.

General Resources 

These websites will help you cite your information!


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