If you describe others ideas or use their writing as if it were you own, you have plagiarised. It is considered theft and is not allowed. To avoid plagiarism, you must always state which sources you have used.
The University of Skövde uses the system Ouriginal (external link) to detect plagiarism. Ouriginal checks students' texts against texts published on the internet, printed literature and student works.
- Refero (external link) is a web-based guide that helps you to understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. It has been produced by the libraries at Blekinge Institute of Technology and Linnaeus University.
- Ouriginal (external link) is a system that the University uses to prevent and detect plagiarism. The Plagiarism Handbook (pdf, external link) has been produced to help students.