How to Avoid Plagiarism

The student handbook is the output of the centralized development project of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports “Strengthening the prevention of plagiarism in student work” and represents the agreement of the author’s team from eight Czech universities. The content is based on a handbook for academic staff, but it is more compact and easier to read and understand. It summarizes the basic information that every student should know not to commit unintentional plagiarism. The handbook discusses originality and the rules for referencing. It also deals with forms of plagiarism, examples of known plagiarism cases and penalties for plagiarism. Finally, it provides some practical advice and tips.

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