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ECC - Ethics, Code of Conduct, Citations, & Plagiarism: Home

An overview of ethical conduct, copyright, and plagiarism.

ECC - LibGuides

Academic Dishonest

“Academic Dishonesty” -  includes, but not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, aiding and abetting others to cheat or plagiarize, or other forms of academic dishonesty



Ethics: rules of behavior based on ideas about what is morally good and bad

Edgecombe Community College strives to ensure proper ethical guidelines are implemented in every aspect of campus life. This means ensuring that students are aware of what constitutes academic ethics and that these rules are enforced.

Good academic ethics include prohibiting cheating, the proper use of citations, and the awareness of plagiarism. This libguide will go over each of these issues to make sure that students are aware of what each entail and how to make sure you are maintaining good academic ethics.