The Minute Methods: Academic Integrity Skills

Below you will find a special series of "The Minute Methods" videos on "Academic Integrity Skills". These include an overview of what academic integrity is, common forms of academic misconduct to avoid, and practical skills that will help support your academic integrity, such as time management, referencing, critical thinking, and making the most of feedback.

Library Resources

The Boole Library have a comprehensive LibGuide on Academic Integrity that covers ethics, intellectual property, copyright, plagiarism, referencing, citation styles, freedom of information, data protection, and fake news. This guide contains additional resources, short courses, and quizzes.

The UCC Library Learning Resources on Canvas are self-directed modules that contain useful information on library resources and supports, locating sources, referencing, and research data management among other topics.

Library staff are also available to answer any questions you might have.

Useful Links


  • Ireland's National Academic Integrity Network (NAIN) developed a useful Lexicon of Common Terms to create a shared language and understanding of terms around academic integrity and misconduct.
  • Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) have student resources, including the ability to report contract cheating services, as part of their #MyOwnWork campaign. 
  • The European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI) have useful educational materials, glossaries, and self-evaluation tools on their website.
  • The International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) have a PDF on the fundamental values of academic integrity.
  • For anyone conducting research, or thinking about undertaking postgraduate study, take a look at Research Integrity for more information on responsible research conduct. Epigeum Online Research Integrity Training will help you develop skills in this area. You can access this training with your UCC email address.

Skills Centre

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