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FASS First Year Seminars - 2013

This guide provides information resources for students registered in ASSC 1200: First Year Seminars.

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Not sure how to find books? Watch our online tutorials for on-the-spot research help. They also work on mobile devices!

Get Started on Your Research & Writing

 Tools & Tips
  • Assignment Calculator: Avoid procrastination with this handy little tool that helps you control your time and organize your tasks
  • RefWorks:A great tool for keeping track of your research and automatically generating citations and bibliographies
  • Writing Centre: Offers one-on-one tutoring sessions free to students

Video Tutorials


Evaluating Your Information

Use these resources to learn how to evaluate whether the websites or resources you have found are credible sources.

Academic Integrity

Having academic integrity involves being honest, respectful, fair, and responsible in your academic life. Academic integrity can be violated in a number of ways:

  • Plagiarism: pretending that another person's words or ideas are your own
  • Fabrication: making up false claims, research results, etc.
  • Facilitation: helping or allowing another student to cheat, plagiarize, or fabricate
  • Collusion: completing as a group an assignment that was intended to be done individually

Dal's policies on plagiarism

Tutorial: Paraphrasing