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This is a collection of resources hand-picked by the research team at TAWP to help support students at York University and abroad.

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🎓 Academic Integrity Resources at York University 🎓

ResourceDescriptionReference
S.P.A.R.K – Student Papers and Academic Research Kit
Helps student with papers and provides an academic research kit.What is academic integrity? SPARK. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://spark.library.yorku.ca/academic-integrity-what-is-academic-integrity/ 
Academic Integrity Tutorial – Faculty of Health
Provides expoloration of plagiarism and academic integrity using case examples based off of the Senate policy on academic policy.Academic integrity tutorial. Faculty of Health. (2020, September 1). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/health/academic-honesty/
Academic Writing Guide
Provides links to guides to write various types of essays and papers.Academic writing guide: Home. LibGuides. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://researchguides.library.yorku.ca/awg
Academic Integrity – York Federation of Student
Provides academic support for various areas.Academic integrity. York Federation of Students. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from http://www.yfs.ca/academicintegrity

Online Tutorials for Students
Provides links to various online tutorials with self testsOnline tutorials. York University. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from http://www.yorku.ca/tutorial/
How- To Videos – York University Libraries
Provides “how to” videos on citations, research, and academic skills.How-to videos. York University Libraries. (2021, September 21). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://www.library.yorku.ca/web/research-learn/workshops-how-to-videos-and-more/how-to-videos/

BRYT – Business Research at York Toolkit
Provides a step by step instructional videos specific to business research.Quick links menus. BRYT Business Research at York Toolkit. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://bryt.library.yorku.ca/

Academic Integrity: Self-Paced module (undergrad)
Provides a module on academic integrity and citations.Academic integrity: Self-paced module (undergrad). Academic Integrity: Self-Paced module (undergrad) | eCampusOntario H5P Studio. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://h5pstudio.ecampusontario.ca/content/20672

Instructional WorkshopsYork University
Provides workshops by York University on academic integrity.Instructional workshops. York University Libraries. (2021, August 30). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://www.library.yorku.ca/web/research-learn/instructional-workshops/
Academic Integrity for Academic Success – Slides
Under “Event Details” click: “Additions Resources” and then “Workshop presentation Slides“.Academic integrity for academic success. York International. (2021, February 5). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://yorkinternational.yorku.ca/event/academic-integrity-for-academic-success/?instance_id=6017

🎓 Other Academic Integrity Resources 🎓

ResourceDescriptionReference

Purdue OWL // Purdue Writing Lab
Provides guides on how to format various types of papers, such as MLA and APA. Purdue Writing Lab. (n.d.). Purdue Owl // Purdue writing lab. Purdue Writing Lab. Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html

ZoteroBib: Fast, free bibliography generator – MLA, APA, Chicago,
Harvard citations
Provides a bibliography generator for citations.Zoterobib: Fast, Free Bibliography Generator – MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard Citations. ZoteroBib: Fast, free bibliography generator – MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard citations. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://zbib.org/
Mendeley
Provides resources that helps students find articles.Reference management software. Mendeley. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://www.mendeley.com/?interaction_required=true

How Not to Plagiarize | Writing Advice
Helps with avoiding plagiarism.Writing advice home. Writing Advice. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://advice.writing.utoronto.ca/using-sources/how-not-to-plagiarize/
Academic Integrity 5 Episode
Web Series – Ryerson University

Provides video tutorials about academic integrity.Tutorial episodes. Ryerson University. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://www.ryerson.ca/academicintegrity/students/tutorial-episodes/
MLA Style Center
Provides resources and tips on writing in MLA format.Carillo, E., & Shipe, A. (n.d.). MLA style center, the only authorized web site on MLA style, provides free resources on research, writing, and documentation. MLA Style Center. Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://style.mla.org/
APA Style
Provides resources and tips on writing in APA format.American Psychological Association. (n.d.). Apa style. American Psychological Association. Retrieved February 7, 2022, from https://apastyle.apa.org/index 
Eberly Center – Carnegie Mellon
University

Provides instructors with resources and tips on preventing academic dishonesty in the classroom.University, C. M. (n.d.). How to prevent plagiarism – eberly center – carnegie Mellon University. How to prevent plagiarism . Retrieved February 7, 2022, from https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/designteach/design/instructionalstrategies/writing/preventplagiarism.html 
Academic Integrity at MIT
Provides resources for avoiding plagiarism (with examples).Academic integrity at MIT. Avoiding Plagiarism – Paraphrasing | Academic Integrity at MIT. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2022, from https://integrity.mit.edu/handbook/academic-writing/avoiding-plagiarism-paraphrasing  
Plagiarism.org 
Provides a comprehensive set of resources to help students write with integrity.Home. Plagiarismorg RSS. (n.d.). Retrieved February 6, 2022, from https://plagiarism.org/
Ryesron University Library
Provides evaluation tools for sources.Research help guide: Evaluate your sources. Research Guides. (n.d.). Retrieved February 7, 2022, from https://learn.library.ryerson.ca/Research/evaluate
How to prevent plagiarism – Eberly Center – Carnegie Mellon UniversityProvides instructors with resources and tips on preventing academic dishonesty in the classroom.University, C. M. (n.d.). How to prevent plagiarism – eberly centre – Carnegie Mellon University. How to prevent plagiarism . Retrieved February 7, 2022, from https://www.cmu.edu/teaching/designteach/design/instructionalstrategies/writing/preventplagiarism.html 

💭 Mental Health and Wellness Resources at York University 💭

OrganizationDescriptionReferences
Centre for Aboriginal Student
Services (CASS)

Offers a range of services for aboriginal student communities, including emotional and mental support that is culturally appropriate. Boozhoo, she:Kon, Tansi, TUNNGASUGIT, Wachay, greetings. BOOZHOO, SHE:KON, TANSI, TUNNGASUGIT, WACHAY, GREETINGS | Centre for Indigenous Student Services. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://aboriginal.info.yorku.ca/
Glendon Counselling Services
Helps students with mental disabilities by offering personal counselling.Welcome. Accessibility WellBeing and Counselling. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.glendon.yorku.ca/counselling/  
GradConnect Wellness Services
Helps regarding concerns about mental health and personal wellness. Also provides psycho-education and other resources.Graduate Wellness & Counselling. Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS). (2021, December 6). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/gradstudies/students/current-students/grad-wellness-counselling/  
Health Education and Wellbeing
Provides workshops on mental health and how to deal with addiction specifically.Student Counselling, Health & Well-being. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://counselling.students.yorku.ca/health-education
Student Counselling, Health
& Well-being (SCHW)
 
Helps students with the any mental health related concerns and provides consultations for students in distress/crisis.Student Counselling, Health & Well-being. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://counselling.students.yorku.ca/
York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC)
 
Provides a range of leading edge, effective mental health services (including assessment and treatment).York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC). York University. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/health/yupc/
Student Accessibility Services
Provides academic accommodation and support to students with disabilities.Student Accessibility Services. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://accessibility.students.yorku.ca/ 

💭 Other Mental Health and Wellness Resources 💭

OrganisationDescriptionReference
Big White Wall
Offers self-guided programs. Anonymous and confidential hub for supporting students through mental health issues.A safe online community to support mental health. Together All. (2021, November 26). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://togetherall.com/en-ca/
Good2Talk
Offers support for individuals via Messenger, call, or text. Free, anonymous, and confidential.Home. Good2Talk. (2022, January 17). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://good2talk.ca/
First Nations & Inuit help line
Helps in supporting First Nations and Inuit communities, especially regarding mental health. A multilingual hotline.Canada, I. S. (2018, May 8). 24/7 First Nations and Inuit hope for a wellness help line now available online. Canada.ca. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/news/2018/05/247-first-nations-and-inuit-hope-for-wellness-help-line-now-available-online.html
BounceBack Ontario
Offers two forms of support: online videos; and telephone coaching sessions with guided workbooks. Also helps with skill-building.Bounceback Ontario. BounceBack Ontario. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://bouncebackontario.ca/
What’s Up Walk In Clinic
Offers immediate mental health counselling for children, youth and young adults with families. Home: What’s up walk-in®: Mental Health Counselling. What’s Up Walk-In®. (n.d.). Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://www.whatsupwalkin.ca/
Reconnect Community Health Services
Provides immediate mental health counselling for children, youth and young adults with families.Reconnect Community Health Services – health services in West Toronto. Reconnect Community Health Services – health services in west Toronto. (n.d.). Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://www.reconnect.on.ca/ 
Across Boundaries
Provides holistic mental health and addiction services for racialized communities.Across boundaries. Across Boundaries. (n.d.). Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://www.acrossboundaries.ca/
Strides Toronto / what’s up walk in
Offers free mental health clinic for depression, anxiety, self-harm, and bullying.Homepage. Strides Toronto. (n.d.). Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://stridestoronto.ca/
LOFT: Leap of Faith Together
Provides support for those facing  complex mental and physical health challenges, addictions, dementia, and/or homelessness.Loft Community Services. LOFT Community Services. (n.d.). Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://www.loftcs.org/
Sound Times Support Services
Provides support for those facing mental health, substance abuse, justice, and housing challenges.Homepage. Sound Times. (n.d.). Retrieved January 26, 2022, from https://soundtimes.com/
Skylark Youth: Youth Wellness Hub Ontario – Central TorontoProvides free counselling services for youth.Skylark youth. Skylark Children, Youth & Families. (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2022, from https://www.skylarkyouth.

🚲 Physical Health and Nutritional Wellness Resources 🚲

ResourceDescriptionSource
Tait McKenzie Fitness CentreFitness centre at York University, accessible to all York students. Includes gym, pool, courts etc.Tait McKenzie Fitness Centre. York University Athletics. (n.d.). Retrieved February 28, 2022, from https://yorkulions.ca/sports/2013/3/18/REC_membership_info.aspx 
York University Recreation MUV Fitness ClassesOnline or in-person weekly fitness classes offered. These classes range from zumba, power yoga, cardio hip hop and many moreMUV Classes. York University Athletics. (n.d.). Retrieved February 28, 2022, from https://yorkulions.ca/news/2020/7/17/campus-recreation-return-to-fitness-outdoor-fitness-classes.aspx 
Strong Website | App App that helps track workouts and personal progress. This includes the tracking of highest performance, body fat percentage, personal notes after workout etc.Workout tracker & gym log. Strong. (n.d.). Retrieved February 28, 2022, from https://www.strong.app/ 
Strong. (5.15.14). (2022). [Mobile App]
Daily Yoga Website | AppApp that offers over 100 yoga and meditation classes, beginner tutorials as well as daily record of progress.DailyYoga.Com – Mobile Yoga Fitnesss On-the-Go. (n.d.). Daily Yoga – a global yoga, fitness and Cultural Brand. Daily Yoga – A Global Yoga, Fitness and Cultural Brand. Retrieved March 1, 2022, from https://www.dailyyoga.com/#/ 
Daily Yoga: Fitness+Meditation. (8.10.01). (2022). [Mobile App]
Canada’s Food GuideProvides Canadian nutritional guides and information on nutritional balance, healthy eating habits, recipes, resources and more.Canada, H. (2022, February 25). Government of Canada. Canada’s Food Guide. Retrieved March 1, 2022, from https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/
UnlockFood WebsiteWebsite that offers a variety of healthy recipe ideas that meet your needs, including vegetarian. Also includes information on nutrition and gut health, dietary info.Recipes. Recipes – Unlock Food. (n.d.). Retrieved March 1, 2022, from https://www.unlockfood.ca/en/Recipes.aspx#
LiveStrong WebsiteWebsite that provides a variety of information and recent articles in the field of health and nutrition such as fitness, diet, weight management and many more.MUV Classes. York University Athletics. (n.d.). Retrieved February 28, 2022, from https://yorkulions.ca/news/2020/7/17/campus-recreation-return-to-fitness-outdoor-fitness-classes.aspx 
MyFitnessPal Website | AppAn app that helps track daily intake of calories, how to reach fitness goals and calories burned from exercise. The app focuses on adjusting diet to help with healthy living.Free Calorie Counter, Diet & Exercise Journal. Free Calorie Counter, Diet & Exercise Journal | MyFitnessPal.com. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://www.myfitnesspal.com/apps 
MyFitnessPal. (22.3.5). (2022) [Mobile App]
Hydro Coach Website/AppApp that helps keep track of water intake and when to drink more to ensure optimum bodily function. Sufficient water intake helps support optimum functioning of the brain and organs.Hydro Coach. Hydro Coach. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://hydrocoach.com/ 
Hydro Coach|Hydration App. (1.3.4). (2022). [Mobile App)
Weekly Meal Planner App
(No Website Available)
Provides healthy meal planning and recipe builder. Tells the exact amount of ingredients and prep information for at-home cookingWeekly Meal Planner- Menu. (1.0.8). (2022). [Mobile App]

🧠 Mindfulness Resources 🧠

ResourceDescriptionSource
CBT Thought DiaryMental health app that provides tools from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy that helps uses reflect their thoughts.CBT Thought Diary (5.3.19). (2022). [Mobile app]
What’s Up? A Mental Health AppMental health app that provides breathing techniques, habit tracker a comprehensive diary, and more.What’s Up A Mental Health App (2.40). (2021). [Mobile app]
Feelmo: Mental Health SupportJournaling app that helps with emotional well-being and self careFeelmo: Mental Health Support (1.8.2). (2022). [Mobile app]
Mindshine: Mental Health CoachMental health app that provides coaching in self confidence, self-love, reducing stress and productivity.Mindshine: Mental Health Coach (2.10.8). (2022). [Mobile app]
ShineMental health app that uses meditation to help reduce stress and anxiety.Shine-Self-Care & Meditation (4.22.2). (2022). [Mobile app]

Guided meditation for students – Khan Academy
Provides 11 Minute Guided Meditation video specific for students.KhanAcademy. (2020, February 28). Guided meditation for students.
Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4YoQHjaziI
Seven Mindfulness Techniques for College Students | SUUProvides Mindfulness techniques and exercises.Byers , S. (2021, October 20). Seven mindfulness techniques for college students. Southern Utah University . Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://www.suu.edu/blog/2021/10/mindfulness-techniques-students.html
22 Mindfulness Exercises, Techniques & Activities For Adults (+ PDF’s)Provides activities, interventions, techniques, exercises, PDF documents & worksheets that help with mindfulness.Ackerman , C. E. (2021, December 13). 22 mindfulness exercises, Techniques & Activities for adults (+ PDF’s). PositivePsychology.com. Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://positivepsychology.com/mindfulness-exercises-techniques-activities/
Mindfulness Exercises 

(Instagram Page)
Organisation that provides free mindfulness exercises and guided meditations.Fargo , S. (2022, February 16). Free meditations for mindfulness. Mindfulness Exercises. Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://mindfulnessexercises.com/
15 Mindfulness Activities to Reduce Stress and Increase CalmProvides various physical and emotional exercises to help reduce stress and increase mindfulness and calm.Jackson-Gibson, A. (2022, January 1). 15 mindfulness activities to reduce stress and increase calm. Good Housekeeping. Retrieved March 2, 2022, from https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/wellness/g32267191/mindfulness-activities/

⏰ Time Management Resources ⏰

ResourceDescriptionSource
Remember the Milk: To-do ListTo-do list app that can be shared with others, helps manage priorities. Remember the Milk: To-do List (7.0.6). (2021). [Mobile app].
RescueTimeTime Management app that provides weekly reports and daily screen time goals.RescueTime (1.5.1). (2021). [Mobile app].
Focus Keeper – Time Management
(IOS)


Android
Time management app that provides the format of the POMODORO method.Focus Keeper – Time Management (2.1.8). (2022). [Mobile app]
Managing Time in UniversityProvides student and community leadership development workshops centred around helping students with topics such as how to build a balanced schedule, along with other time management workshops.York University. (2021, November 23). Managing time in university. Student Community & Leadership Development. Retrieved March 3, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/scld/learning-skills/time-management/
Time Management Online ActivityAn online module that helps you practise scheduling and knowing when to reserve free time, even make a schedule for work and how much time you need studying.York University. (2021, October 6). Time Management Online Activity. Student Community & Leadership Development. Retrieved March 3, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/scld/learning-skills/time-management/time-management-online-activity/
Building Time Management SkillsBlog about helping to set SMART goals and determine how to most efficiently use your time.York University. (2021, November 25). Building Time Management Skills. Student Community & Leadership Development. Retrieved March 3, 2022, from https://www.yorku.ca/scld/learning-skills/time-management/skills/
Why Manage Time?SPARK module that helps with managing time and the benefits of having a schedule on your academic success.York University. (n.d.). Why manage time? SPARK. Retrieved March 3, 2022, from https://spark.library.yorku.ca/time-management-why-manage-time/
Smile Todo – Time ManagementHelps you keep track of your own time by providing a cute aesthetic and fun cards plus rewards.Smile Todo – Time Management (1.3.3.) (2022) [Mobile App]
Calendars: Planner, To Do List (IOS)Helps you keep multiple calendars for different areas of focus in your life, not just studying.Calendars: Planner, To Do List (5.21.7) (2022) [Mobile App]
Focus – Time Management (IOS)It helps you use the Pomodoro technique like the other app mentioned.Focus – Time Management (2022.1.1) (2022) [Mobile App]

💰 Financial Wellness and Literacy Resources 💰

ResourceDescriptionSource
York University Student Financial Office/Services WebsiteProvides information about all financial needs and support for York students. Including financial advising,  work/study programs, financial petitions, refund tables, scholarships/bursaries and many more.Student Financial Services. (n.d.). Retrieved April 2, 2022, from https://sfs.yorku.ca/sfs-home
Mint: Budget Planner & Tracker App 
———————
Free
💰 in app purchases
 
Aids in money management by providing spending tracking, tips on following budget, credit score information and more. Helps set financial goals and reach them.Mint: Budget Planner & Tracker (150.59.2) (2022) [Mobile App]
Wealthsimple Trade & Crypto App
———————
Free
💰 in app purchases

Provides beginners guide and tools to start trading and investing. Buy and sell stocks, ETFs, crypto and make a TFSA to start investing and saving. Provides many trading options.Wealthsimple Trade & Crypto (2.33.0) (2022) [Mobile App]
Investopedia WebsiteProvides latest information about financial news, personal finance and money management tips, the current market and many more so you can be knowledgeable and make healthier financial choices today and for future planning.Investopedia. (n.d.). Investopedia. Retrieved April 2, 2022, from https://www.investopedia.com/
Government of Canada Website – Financial Services and ManagementProvides a wide variety of services available to help with money management, how to make a budget, budget planning, building credit, financial rights and much more. All the information is provided by the government of Canada so it is reliable and helpful for York students residing in Canada.Innovation, S. and E. D. C. (2020, July 15). Government of Canada. Canada.ca. Retrieved April 2, 2022, from https://www.canada.ca/en/services/finance/manage.html
YconicProvides students with information on scholarships, bursaries, grants, and other forms of financial assistanceYconic Homepage . Yconic . (n.d.). Retrieved April 3, 2022, from https://yconic.com/
SFS Financial Support Peers Provides students with financial support peers to help with common financial advising questionsSFS Financial Support Peers. Student Financial Services. (n.d.). Retrieved April 3, 2022, from https://sfs.yorku.ca/advising/financial-support-peers
Goodbudget Budget Planner 
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Free
💰 in app purchases
Finance app that helps with budget planning, debt tracking and money managementGoodbudget Budget Planner (4.0.13) (2022) [Mobile app]
Chronicle – Bill Organizer
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Free
💰 in app purchases
Financial app that helps keep track and remind you to pay your billsChronicle – Bill Organizer (13.0.3) (2022) [Mobile app]
Student Budget Worksheet
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Free
💰 in app purchases
Provided by the government of Canada, a worksheet to fill out, keeping track of finances and income to create a realistic budgetCanada, F. C. A. of. (2019, December 12). Government of Canada. Student budget worksheet – Canada.ca. Retrieved April 3, 2022, from https://www.canada.ca/en/financial-consumer-agency/services/budget-student-life/student-budget-worksheet.html

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