Doing Honest Work in College *

how to prepare citations,
avoid plagiarism, and achieve
real academic success

* by Charles Lipson

Use Doing Honest Work in courses and orientation sessions


You can teach your students to avoid plagiarism—honestly

Doing Honest Work in College, Second Edition provides students with clear, accessible and often humorous advice on how to do honest work in a variety of classroom settings, from papers and exams to study groups and labs. In addition to advice on how to avoid plagiarism, the book features a concise guide to major citation styles and a helpful FAQ. It is the most affordable and comprehensive reference of its type—one that students will turn to from the first class to their last exam.

If you are considering Doing Honest Work in College for course use and would like to request a review copy, please print out our exam copy request form (PDF format) and fax or mail it to us.

Consider Doing Honest Work in College for incoming students

A number of universities, colleges, and high schools have found that purchasing this book for incoming freshman provides students with a comprehensive resource that helps prevent plagiarism and promote academic integrity. If you are considering a bulk purchase and would like a review copy, please email .

“It’s important for you to know about Dr. Charles Lipson’s very useful guide for college students. I’ve just read it, so I’ve had an excellent refresher course on all these issues.…This book is clearly written and very easy to understand. It won’t take long to absorb its chief lessons, and its citation guides, especially, will prove a lasting reference. The benefits of this book can endure long beyond freshman year.”

Erika Dreifus, Community College Weekly


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