UMMS is using Turnitin to help assess the orginality of any piece of work you write.
Click here for UMMS details about the Turnitin® Plagiarism Prevention System
and instructions to set up an account.
For More Information:
Complete Instructor User Manual (PDF, 15.1 MB)
Managing Your Information
* The library offers classes to help you manage your information resources.
* EndNote helps you manage citation information. UMMS holds an institutional license to EndNote and all affiliated faculty can install it at no cost on up to three separate devices. Visit this page for download and installation instructions. Classes are available.
* RefWorks is a web-based product that also manages citations. We have institutional and off-campus access with the creation of a personal account at a UMMS computer. Classes are available.
* The Library has paper copies of style manuals available in the Reference section. There are also resources online at the library's Reference Resources page.
* Faculty Workshops on a variety of subjects are taught by library staff in collaboration with the Office of Faculty Affairs.
* Faculty Attribution Guidelines provide information on the proper use of citations in the classroom setting.
Grants and Funding
* The library offers grant information and opportunities at its Researcher Tools, Services and Support page.
* The Research Funding Services division of the UMMS Office of Research assists faculty and department administrators on all aspects of research administration.
eScholarship@UMMS Institutional Repository
eScholarship@UMMS, a new and ongoing service of the Library, is a digital repository of scholarly work from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Content includes dissertations, presentations, articles, conference papers and other research. At this time, the repository contains dissertations from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and material from several other departments.
The library has gathered resources to help you with issues of copyright. Note that the information is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice. Specific copyright questions may be directed to Rebecca Reznik-Zellen at 508-856-6810.
The Library offers help to students regarding copyright, plagiarism and scholarly publishing issues that affect them in particular. Definitions and links to other relevant resources are available on this handout.
Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty that occurs when someone uses the words, expressions, ideas, opinions or findings of another without giving credit to the original source.
All of the following are considered plagiarism:
Source: What Is Plagiarism? (n.d.) Retrieved June 15, 2015, from <http://plagiarism.org/citing-sources/whats-a-citation>