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Practicing Academic Integrity

Familiarize yourself with the standards of academic integrity at UAlbany and beyond.

Citation Help

Not all citation resources are created equal. This guide includes details of many librarian-approved tools to help you with your citations.


Copyright: The Law and Guidelines

The compilation of links on this page is for faculty and students who wish to find out how current copyright law affects their use of intellectual property.


Exploring Academic Integrity

Become knowledgeable about the role the ethical use of information plays in the scholarly conversation, among other topics, as part of this tutorial from Claremont Colleges Library.


Giving Credit

Why is it important to acknowledge the work of others in your own research? Why is it necessary to know how and when to cite? Find out more in this introductory activity.


Goblin Threat Plagiarism Game

Help fight plagiarism goblins out to destroy academic integrity in this online game from Snowden Library at Lycoming College.


Plagiarism 101

In this interactive video tutorial, you will learn what plagiarism is, its consequences, and how to avoid it.


Principles of Paraphrasing

Learning to paraphrase correctly is an important skills for avoiding plagiarism. This tutorial from the Harvard Graduate School of Education will help you learn what you need to know.



Listen to members of the UAlbany community assert their unique voices, and consider how plagiarism distorts this uniqueness.


When and Why to Cite Sources

Doing research for a paper is an exploration and learning process. By acknowledging our sources we show our reader the path we took to come to our conclusions.