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Academic Integrity

A tutorial on Academic Integrity at the Mississippi University for Women


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Exploring Academic Integrity Tutorial is adapted from an original by the Claremont Colleges Library and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Based on a design framework at Content on pages 5, 14, and 15 of the Attribution and Citation section is adapted from UCI's Begin Your Research Tutorial. All other content was developed by a team of Claremont Colleges librarians.


Part I - The Scholarly Conversation

At colleges and universities all around the world, students and faculty are participating in scholarly conversations, otherwise known as “academic discourse.” This discourse is how scholars engage with each other, communicate their research, and build on existing scholarship to create new knowledge.

In This Module, You Will:

  • Learn the meaning of the “scholarly conversation”
  • Understand the responsibilities and rights of academia
  • Value attribution as a key habit of mind for scholars