Office of Academic Advising

blackboardAcademic Integrity Checklist

This checklist offers a very simplified set of reminders about a complex and exciting process that involves students in the advancement of knowledge through research. The most basic reminder is to document every source that has had any significant influence on the work you present to your professor for review. Further, whenever you are in doubt about academic expectations or documentation processes, ask your professor before you submit the work. For detailed help on documentation protocols, you can consult the Skidmore Guide to Writingstaff in the Writing Center (Library, Room 440), and the Writing Center website, including the resource guide that links to other published guides (ex. Purdue OWL-Online Writing Lab).

In composing this paper I have done the following:

Review this checklist before finalizing your work and make sure to use the resources above for additional information on any of these steps (i.e. citation, paraphrasing, proper documentation style, etc.).