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Academic Integrity

A tutorial on Academic Integrity at the Mississippi University for Women


To summarize, attributions and citations are important because:

  • They help others find the information that you used.
  • They help establish the credibility of your own research.
  • They connect your work to the work of other scholars.
  • It is one way that scholars enter into a dialogue with each other.
  • It is a way to honor and acknowledge the work of others who have made your own research possible.