Managing is all about organising and presenting the information you find and ensuring you do so in a professional and ethical way.
When you get to the point of writing your assignment you will probably paraphrase, include direct quotes, and/or summarise different authors’ theories and ideas. You might even include images or diagrams. Anytime you use or refer to someone else's work in your own assignment you must acknowledge it, or you could be accused of plagiarism* (passing off someone else's work as your own).
Check out this 3-minute video by Bainbridge State College for good advice on Plagiarism: How to Avoid It.
There are usually three elements to consider around plagiarism:
The FAQs document below covers some of the main points about copyright as you research, write and present information as part of your studies at BGU. To learn more about the basics of copyright click here or to view the University's Code of Practice on Copyright click here.
The University's Learning Development department (based in CELT) provides help and advice on referencing and citation. There is also written guidance on Blackboard under Library and then Handbook for Written Coursework and Referencing.
*In cases of suspected plagiarism the University's Code of Practice for Academic Misconduct is invoked.