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Medicine, Health, and Nursing: Plagiarism

This guide is designed to help you find materials available from the Houston Cole Library for research in medicine, health, and/or nursing.


Here are selected examples of books with information addressing plagiarism, a topic which may be found in many disciplines.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Welcome to the Houston Cole Library's guide to knowing what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it for biology students!

According to JSU's Student Handbook, violations of University Academic Honesty policy include:

“Plagiarism, which is the deliberate act of copying, writing, or presenting as one's own the information, ideas, or phrasing of another person without proper acknowledgment of their true source.”

Plagiarism in Health Sciences

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