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CIS Secondary Library: Y11: Plagiarism Certification Test

Indiana University has created a series of tutorials, videos, and situational examples regarding plagiarism. This comprehensive resource is an excellent opportunity for you to learn, practice, and--ultimately--prove your expertise when it comes to plagiarism. Use these resources to achieve your certificate*.

*This is an honor system. All efforts and results are expected to be completely your own with no outside help or influence.

Frick, Theodore, et al. "How to Recognize Plagiarism: Tutorial and Tests." 
     Indiana University, Lilly Library, 2017, Accessed 22 Nov. 2018. 

Plagiarism Tutorials

Start here! 

These tutorials are designed to have you progress through levels of expertise in avoiding plagiarism. This includes proper paraphrasing and quoting, citing appropriately, and recognizing the differences between all of the above. Work your way through each of the levels.


Basic Level
What is the difference between avoiding and committing plagiarism? 
Novice Level
How do you include proper quotations, and how do you provide the appropriate citation and reference? 
Intermediate Level
What exactly does it mean to paraphrase properly? How do you cite and reference paraphrased material? 
Advanced Level
How does one recognize proper/improper paraphrasing and proper/improper quotations? 
Expert Level
How do we make it all work with multiple sources, paraphrasing, and quoting? This is the final step to melding all of the skills.


Registering and Taking Certification Tests

Now do this! 

Q: Do you think you are at an Expert Level? 
A: Then register here to take the Certification Test.

Q: Have you already created an account but need to take the Certification Test?
A: Return to the Certification Test page and begin the test.

Q: Have you completed the Certification Test by correctly answering 9 of 10 questions?
A: Be sure to print your certificate and share it with your Research Skills teacher (upload the certificate as instructed).

* to get your certificate, you must

correctly answer 9 out of 10 questions. 

Did you pass? Now you're an expert. 

Here are some additional resources for you to better recognize plagiarism, avoid plagiarism, understand patterns of plagiarism, and best understand the three types of non-plagiarism.