Below are resources to assist students with improving their writing skills.
University Library On-Line Resources
Please visit the University On-Line Library resouces area which includes information on general writing assistance for the following topics:
- Guides to Writing Research Papers
- Tips for Writing Technical Papers
- Writing Research Essays/Papers
- Acknowledging Sources
- Style Formatting
- Plagiarism 101
- Avoiding Plagierism
- Guide to Plagiarism and Academic Integrity
- Oops, I plagiarized
To view these University Library resources, please click here.
Additional Online Writing Resources:
The Rutgers School of Health Professions takes very seriously acts of plagiarism. Below is the definition and statement regarding plagiarism.
Plagiarism is an act whereby an individual represents someone else's words, ideas, phrases, sentences or data, whether oral, in print or in electronic form, including internet sources, as his/her own work. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Using the exact words (verbatim) of another source without quotations and appropriate referencing;
- Using the ideas, thoughts, opinions, data or theories of another without reference, even if completely paraphrased;
- Using charts and diagrams from another source without revision, permission from the author and/or appropriate referencing;
- Using facts and data from another source without a reference unless information is considered commom knowledge.
To view these University Library resources on plagiarism, visit the Rutgers University Libraries website and search articles for Plagiarism by clicking here.