Academic Integrity

Want to learn more about Melbourne Law School’s expectations for good scholarship and how to avoid plagiarism in your academic work? Click on one of the questions below to read an explanation. You can also test your knowledge with some quizzes!

When do I need to use referencing?

What’s the difference between quoting and paraphrasing?

What if I use a really long quote?

How can the Law School tell if I’ve plagiarised?



dykMelbourne Law School’s preferred citation style is the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC). To ensure your academic work at MLS conforms to proper referencing standards, you’ll need to follow the rules outlined in the AGLC. You can download a copy of the AGLC here!


Think you know everything there is to know about academic integrity? Take the Academic Integrity True or False Quiz below!

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