Plagiarism & Library Awareness Session

Have you ever asked why referencing is so important for your academic work? Or what plagiarism actually entails?

KSU’s Education Office, in collaboration with the University of Malta Library, is once again organising an informative seminar on the 10th of December 2014 which will allow students to understand how crucial proper referencing in academic work is. The session presented by Prof. Patrick J. Schembri will be beneficial for future coursework.

During the Seminar, tips will be given on how one can avoid Plagiarism. Assistant Registrars Elisa Vella and Carmen Mangion will be presenting guidelines on what defines plagiarism, its avoidance and related consequences.

The second part of the seminar is about how with just one single search, you can discover books and dissertations held in the Library, as well as full online texts, journal articles and other information resources.. The session will help you make the best use of the new and improved search interface on the Library website

The venue will be ICT Lab, Room 1,Level -1, Block B, Faculty of ICT . Kindly note that available places are limited so book you place by sending an email to

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Plagiarism and Library Awareness Session 2014

Plagiarism and Library Awareness Session 2014


Referencing & Plagiarism Seminar

Struggling to find reliable sources of information for your assignment? Misplaced a reference for your lab report? Or maybe you’re having trouble compiling a bibliography for your dissertation? This Degree Plus recognised information session organised by KSU in collaboration with the Library, will help to solve your referencing woes. It will also include tips on how to avoid plagiarism and where to draw the line when citing sources.

The Referencing & Plagiarism Seminar, which will be held at the IT Services Building, Room TR003 on 12th December 2012 from 12:00 to 14:00 will include an overview of how to find and manage references for your assignments. To book your place, please fill in the following form:

Guest speakers will include:

  • Dr. Sandro Lanfranco (Biology Department, Faculty of Science) – How reliable are the sources we cite?
  • Ing. Elisa Vella (Assistant Registrar) – What is plagiarism and how can we avoid it?
  • Ms. Stefania Cassar (Assistant Librarian) – Referencing and creating bibliographies with RefWorks.

To apply for the Degree Plus scheme which covers the whole series of KE-KPS Info-Discussion Sessions,  please fill out the form available here:

For those of you who would like to access the presentation given by Dr. Sandro Lanfranco, please click here. The presentation given by Ms. Elisa Vella is now accessible here.

Referencing & Plagiarism Seminar