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How to Avoid Plagiarism

Professional Development and Learning Series

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Professional Development Opportunities

Date: June 2, 2021

Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday June 2, 2021 @2:30pm EDT

How to Avoid Plagiarism

An important part of being a responsible researcher is giving proper credit to the work of others. This includes citing previously published work including your own. This session will cover some common practices and problems that can lead to plagiarism and tips for practising good citation habits.

Presenter: Michael White is the librarian for research services in the Engineering & Science Library and the liaison librarian for the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy (Queen’s University). Prior to joining Queen’s in 2005, he worked as a librarian at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, an engineering librarian at the University of Maine at Orono, and a science librarian at Loyola University Chicago. He earned an MLIS from the University of Michigan and BAH in history from Boston University. His research interests include bibliometrics, the history of science and engineering libraries, and patent information. He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American Society for Engineering Education, Special Libraries Association, and Association of College and Research Libraries.

 

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