I. Access to quality literature
• Premium Databases@library
• Academic Search Engines
• Open Access@FREE
II. Avoiding Plagiarism
• In-built feature in databases
• Citation tools
III. Sharing your Research
•Academic Networking or
•Also helpful in achieveing goals I & II.
Access to quality literature
Resources offered by University
For Printed Books
We will use WebOPAC of our own library
Advance search is always fruitful.
Searching by Title narrows the result set in case
the keyword search gives too many results
What is Plagiarism?
Oxford English Dictionary defines plagiarism as:
The action or practice of taking
someone else's work, idea, etc., and
passing it off as one's own; literary
Plagiarism is using scholarly works by other in your own
scholarly work with appropriate acknowledgement.
It may occur intentionally or unintentionally
In any case, it amounts to academic dishonesty
There are mechanisms to detect plagiarism but more
important is avoiding it.
Panjab University has purchased the turnitin
solution for detecting plagiarism in PhD Theses.
Turnitin is available as web service.
One license (login) has been given to one
This has been done to maintain the
integrity, quality, standard, accuracy of