Additional Resources


Additional Resources

Access library resources on the go.

Learn about researchit CT, academic integrity, copyright information and more with these online resources.

Send comments, questions, or suggestions to Lynne Piacentini, reference and instruction librarian.

  • Introduction to Copyright Guide
    Learn the basics of copyright information.
  • Desktop Resources
    Explore useful and free online resources.
  • researchIT CT
    researchIT CT offers free online resources as a service of the CT State Library. Here you will find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles for Connecticut public, K12, and academic libraries and their users. We also offer a collection of downloadable eAudios and eBooks for Connecticut residents with valid CT public library card numbers.

Plagiarism & Academic Integrity

Navigate the often-confusing rules, regulations, and laws regarding plagiarism in academic situations with these resources:

  • Avoid Plagiarism: Learn how to make fair use of others' research with this guide from the Texas Woman's University Library.
  • Plagiarism: Information, real-life examples and a quiz from the Rutgers University Libraries.
  • Turnitin First Draft: This online service checks documents to identify potential plagiarism problems. Use it to check your paper before you submit it. Check with your professor for login information to access the campus license.   
  • You Quote It, You Note It: An excellent and fun tutorial on how to cite your sources appropriately and avoid plagiarism. Produced by Vaughn Memorial Library, Acadia University.
  • Campus Academic Integrity Policy: Review USJ’s internal policy on academic integrity.

Online Tutorials