Academic integrity and honesty

What is the praxis concerning references and quotations?

  • How should we treat the research findings of others?
  • How should we cite the sources we use?
  • To what extent are we allowed to collaborate?
This guide summarizes much of the prevailing practices; however, it does not lay claim to being all-inclusive.

To study is to turn the knowledge of others in to your own knowledge. But how do I go about showing that I have gained the understanding and ability to use others knowledge in my own reasoning? This guide will give you examples of how to use and refer to the knowledge of others. You will also find information regarding what is allowed and not allowed at Chalmers.

Published: Thu 01 Oct 2009. Modified: Tue 02 Jan 2018