Plagiarism : using somene else's ideas as if they were your own is unacceptable and a punishable offence
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Turnitin is an internet based tool used to check and detect plagiarism in an essay or any kind of academic related document. Its a licensed based software which universities and school obtain through subscription
Referencing is a practice of acknowledging other peoples works, ideas, sources used in a paper, assignment, report and conference papers in academic writing.
Referencing can be done manually as well as electronically. There are several electronic bibliographic management systems available which can assist you with painfree referencing.
EndNote and RefWorks are 2 popular and powerful tools available at UKZN that help you manage your research. EndNote can be downloaded from the University's software library and RefWorks is accessible via the A-Z list of databases on the Library's home page. The library offers training sessions in both these helping students with the creation of an electronic bibliography.
The Writing Place (WP) is designated as an academic support service that is tasked with improving the academic writing and critical thinking skills of students through an emphasis on essay/assignment structure and understanding of academic concepts. The primary function of the WP is to provide one-on-one academic writing tutoring at the Drop-in Centre. At these 45 minute consultations a trained tutor will work through a student’s essay in discussion with the student concerned to assess whether or not the student is addressing all parts of the essay question and to provide suggestions on how structure and grammar can be improved. http://cohtlu.ukzn.ac.za/writing-place.aspx
The following guide assists you with the operations and functionality of EndNote.