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Plagiarism: Home

This guide explores plagiarism and academic honesty at MCC.

Library Hours

May 1-20 

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - 9:00pm
  • Friday: 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Intersession, May 21-31

  • Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm
  • May 23rd, Closed, Convocation
  • May 27th, Closed, Memorial Day

Hours may vary from above. Call 508-588-9100 x1941 for latest information. 

The library is in the Student Center building. 

Spring Semester (Jan 23 - May 20)

  • Monday - Thursday: 8am - 8pm
  • Friday: 8am - 4pm

Intersession, May 21-31

  • Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
  • May 23rd, 10:00am-8:00pm, Convocation
  • May 27, Closed, Memorial Day

Hours may vary from above. Call 508-588-9100 x1942 for latest information. 

The library is on the third floor of the main building. 

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Many professors require students to upload their papers to this site for plagiarism checks prior to submittal.

Check out these student tutorials if you are new to this process.

Academic Honesty

Massasoit Community College has an Academic Honesty policy in place which reads in part:

In accepting admission to Massasoit Community College, students also accept the responsibility for maintaining high standards of academic integrity and scholarly practice. Plagiarism - using another person's words or ideas without acknowledgement - is strictly forbidden. This means that dependence on the ideas or language of others in a student's oral, written, technical and artistic work must be properly acknowledged and documented.

The process of "acknowledging and documenting" others' ideas is called the citation process.

Credit Where Credit is Due

PortlandStateLibrary. "Credit Where Credit Is Due." YouTube. YouTube, 01 Oct. 2013. Web. 17 Aug. 2016. <>.


Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Rachel Zyirek
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Brockton Library
508 588 9100 x1933