Plagiarism and Unfair Means

Turnitin can help you to develop your academic writing, by helping you to understand how to write your own work and reference appropriately. There are certain things that you should be aware of which could be considered as 'cheating' - The University has a term for cheating in asessments: "the use of unfair means".
Do you know what it means and how to avoid it?


What constitutes unfair means? This link will tell you more about the things that could be counted as 'unfair means'.
There are many sources of information and support across the University:

Student Conduct and Appeals
SSiD
Library - Use of Unfair means: An interactive tutorial on the topic of plagiarism: https://librarydevelopment.group.shef.ac.uk/shef-only/info_skills/plagiarism.html
Research and Innovation Services
301 - Academic Skills Centre