The Renaissance International School Saigon teacher-librarian and teaching staff assist students to develop the skills, attitudes and habits of ethical and responsible researchers and to avoid instances of plagiarism.

Plagiarism Infographic

The Punishable Perils of Plagiarism Ted.Ed video
YouTube Video: Always Give Credit Where Credit is Due -
YouTube Copyright School:

Whose Is It Anyway: How Can I Show Respect for People's Work? (Years 5-6):


Plagiarism Video (Explained by Common Craft)

Vaughan University Library Tutorial - Plagiarism


At Renaissance We Use our paid subscription for NoodleTools to keep track of our references and to take notes:

www.noodletools.com

There are many free online referencing tools to help format works cited lists and in-text citations including:

citationmachine.net (choose MLA 8th Ed.)
Mendeley referencing software and Apps.
easybib.com (Choose MLA 8th Ed.)

If you have any tricky citations then consult Ms. Rhonda or the Purdue Owl MLA Reference and Citation Guide

Cite as You Write - plug- in for Word and Google Docs -


Microsoft Word has built in referencing tools. Make sure your version of Word includes MLA - 8th Edition - see here for more information on how to use:
Here's a quick 4 minute video walkthrough of MS Word tools: http://www.ehow.com/video_5538140_create-bibliography-microsoft-word.html
And here's a simple walkthrough using text & pictures: http://library.nmu.edu/guides/userguides/references2007.htm

Apple users go here for video walkthrough: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCTU3Rxb9Dk
Or here for text and pictures: http://gigaom.com/apple/how-to-manage-citations-in-word-2011/

Renaissance subscribes to the online resource Turnitin for unlimited access for IB students. Turnitin will check your work for possible incidences of plagiarism so you can decide whether any changes are required before you submit your essays. See Ms. Rhonda for more information.

Academic Honesty including referencing all your sources of information must be taken seriously - ignoring this could result in being denied your IB diploma, being asked to leave university, or the loss of your career:

plagiarism.jpg
More cases of people losing their jobs due to plagiarism:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34376563
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17586128

At Renaissance we have a subscription to Turnitin for pupils to check their own work for plagiarism: www.turnitin.com


Free plagiarism site for pupils to check their own work:
http://smallseotools.com/plagiarism-checker/