Academic integrity is about mastering the art of scholarship. Scholarship involves researching, understanding and building upon the work of others and requires that you give credit where it is due and acknowledge the contributions of others to your own intellectual efforts.
It means that you do not engage in any activity that is considered to be academic fraud. You are expected to be honest and ethical by indicating in your work which ideas and information were developed by you and which were taken from others. You are also expected to provide evidence of wide and critical reading in your assignments.