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Research Ethics: Introduction

A guide to the policies concerning plagiarism at UWI St Augustine


This guide provides research guidance to students on the concepts of research ethics and plagiarism, and includes tutorials on using Turnitin.

The purpose of this guide is to provide the directions and links for you to do the following:

  • Present the UWI Policy on Research Ethics
  • Explore the concept of Plagiarism
  • Provide guidance on the use of Turnitin
  • Experience tutorials that can offer assistance with creating ethical academic output

The tabs above take you to pages addressing each of these issues as well as instructions on using the tools for academic research that adhere to UWI's policies.

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12 April 2012

Information Literacy Coordinator

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Tamara Brathwaite
Campus Libraries

Room 313, 3rd Floor, Humanities Division, The Alma Jordan Library

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago