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This information was presented in the The fourth Annual Winter Symposium on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) led by Professor Maurine Linder, Chair, Molecular Medicine, CVM.Faculty panelists at RCR 2016

Hosted by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research and Professor Andrew Bass, in collaboration with Office of Research Integrity and Assurance

Plagiarism in Research- Resources and Reading Materials (download pdf)

1. Cornell policies on academic integrity
2. Take the Plagiarism Quiz
3. Cornell tools and resources

Tutorial and helpful tools specific to Cornell policies and practices 
Dealing with Plagiarism in the digital world, and some faculty perspectives on plagiarism 
Tips and advice from Weill Cornell Medicine on how to avoid plagiarism
Cornell’s copyright information center
From the Cornell Library, tips for TAs and students on how to detect and avoid plagiarism 
Cornell Library resources for managing references
Cornell libraries including the Vet School library and Mann library occasionally offer workshops on citations and how to avoid plagiarism. Consult a librarian if you have a question about a specific case, or explore workshop options here.

4. Online resources

Stop Thief! Avoiding Plagiarism by Paraphrasing
Plagiarism: How to avoid it

5. NIH resources

A guide to ethical writing
NIH ORI’s policy on plagiarism
Confirmed cases of plagiarism and other research misconduct in NIH funded research

6. NSF and Plagiarism

NSF cites plagiarism as a serious concern in submitted proposals
NSF on tools and technology used to detect plagiarism
An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on Plagiarism in NSF grant proposals 

7. Additional information on responsible conduct of research can be found at Cornell’s Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (ORIA)
6.If you suspect research misconduct, you can reach out to -

Director of Graduate Studies of your field
Department Chair
Amita Verma – Director of the Office of Research Integrity and Assurance, Cornell University 
Dr. Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Cornell Graduate School
University Ombudsman
Dean of University Faculty