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Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism

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Related Library Workshops & Courses

Library also offers face-to-face workshops and online courses to equip students with the ability to use information ethically. 


EndNote online course

EndNote Online Course on Learn@PolyU

EndNote is a reference management tool to help you cite and manage references more efficiently. Learn how to use EndNote by enrolling in our online course tailored for PolyU students and study at your own pace!

Using EndNote - Online Course  (click to see more details)

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InfoLit for U MOOC

Plagiarism - from InfoLit for U MOOC online course

Plagiarism can be unintentional. Understanding what constitutes plagiarism and how it is detected will help you keep away from it. To learn the topic in a more interactive way, you can enroll this free online course developed by 8 UGC-funded universities in HK. This module page will show you how plagiarism is detected and tips to avoid it.

What Is Plagiarism, Why Plagiarise & Tips to Avoid Plagiarism 
(Select "University Account" and login with your PolyU NetID)


Related Face-to-Face Workshops

F2F workshops offer more hands-on experiences so you can learn and practice at the same time. Unfortunately, the workshops are currently suspended. You can get an idea of the relevant topics we cover from the previous workshops listed below. The latest schedule can be found on the Library Workshops page

To learn what constitutes plagiarism, how Turnitin works, how to cite sources correctly: 


To learn how to cite and manage using a reference management tool, e.g. EndNote, Mendeley:


Take a look at the workshop handouts from the previous semester to get a preview of what was covered in the respective workshops.