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Distance Learning Portal

ACU Brown Library guide to resources for online students.

ACU Policy and Copyright Resources

Before you begin any course, please read ACU's Academic Integrity Policy. Practicing academic integrity and honesty starts with acknowledging other's work to inform your own work. The information on this page includes videos, quizzes, and tutorials on what plagiarism is, how to avoid it, and how to cite properly.

The Copyright and Fair Use guide can help you decide what can be used in your papers and how to find free images, videos, and music for presentations or projects.

Plagiarism Video

Brought to you by Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Short plagiarism video from Purdue OWL.

Video from ACU's Online Writing Center on using Turnitin to avoid plagiarism.

Plagiarism Quizzes

Why Should I Cite?

Why Should I Cite?

  • To give credit to the author's work (avoid plagiarism)
  • To help other researchers find your sources
  • To help support your ideas
  • To add to the body of knowledge in your subject
  • To show that you know your subject in-depth
  • To adhere to the university's academic integrity and honesty policy
  • To hopefully get cited yourself one day