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Academic integrity

Why is it important? Academic integrity is an essential value in academic and professional environments. All publications are the intellectual property of the authors.

Include references

Academic writing and references using quotes and paraphrasing

Integrating evidence

At postgraduate level you are expected to refer to a wide range sources as evidence of the depth of your reading.

Integrating ideas

Integrating ideas in academic writing to create a cohesive argument

Paraphrasing

Paraphrasing is when you use someone else's ideas and put them in your own words. Learn more about paraphrasing here.

Paraphrasing

Tutorials and resources for understanding paraphrasing in academic writing with guidelines and practical examples

Paraphrasing activity

Paraphrasing quiz activity showing good and bad examples

Paraphrasing basics

Paraphrasing is a way of integrating research into your writing. Academic writing requires you to draw on research to support your arguments and approach.

Paraphrasing: Harvard

Paraphrasing is when you rewrite ideas and information in your own words. In academic writing, paraphrasing helps to avoid plagiarism.

Paraphrasing: Nursing

Paraphrasing is when you rewrite ideas and information in your own words. In academic writing, paraphrasing helps to avoid plagiarism.

Referencing

How to correctly use different referencing styles in academic writing to avoid plagiarism and get better marks.

Strategies for integrating references

Learn two useful strategies for incorporating references into your assignment.

Summarising

What is a summary and when should we use one? Does a summary need a reference?

Summarising activity

This paraphrasing learning activity will help you to understand how to summarise text.

Understanding paraphrasing

Understanding paraphrasing - why we do it and how you can do it too.

What is referencing?

Why you must use references, the dangers of plagiarism, and different ways to use referencing.