A Virtual Orientation to the USC Libraries

This general orientation is designed to help introduce students, staff, and faculty to the resources, services, and spaces available through the USC Libraries.

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism: Module 1 (What is plagiarism? What is citation?)

This interactive tutorial explains the purposes of formal citation practices in an academic environment, and how those practices help you to avoid plagiarism, using examples and including checks for understanding.

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism: Module 2 (Citing to avoid plagiarism)

This interactive tutorial covers how to identify when a citation is needed, and how to recognize the difference between paraphrasing and quoting, in order to avoid plagiarism. It uses examples and includes checks for understanding.