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Plagiarism Information

  • Catching Digital Cheaters
    • This site is part of the Educational Cyberplayground, which offers resources for educators. Available are lists of links, most with brief annotations, for Web sites that are used for plagiarism, sites that are dedicated to fighting plagiarism amd resources for students, including K-12 and higher education.
  • A Faculty Guide to Cyber-Plagiarism
    • From the University of Alberta Libraries, A Faculty Guide to Cyber-Plagiarism, provides information that includes insights as to why students plagiarise, as well as how to prevent, detect and report plagiarism. Other links available are a definitions of terms, a handout for students, Recommended Resources and a reference list.
  • Plagiarism
    • This comprehensive site was created by Sharon Stoerger, and is an adaptation of Web pages she created for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There are sites for students, and sites for instructors, as well as articles, detection tools and additional ethics resources.
  • Synthesis: Using the Work of Others
    • "This tutorial explains plagiarism and its consequences and describes techniques for taking notes and quoting sources to avoid plagiarism. Includes a section on copyright, information about citing Web sources, and plagiarism and copyright infringement quizzes. From the University of Maine at Farmington Writing Center and Mantor Library." (Reviewed by Margaret Myhre for the Librarians' Index to the Internet: NEW THIS WEEK for October 23, 2003)

  • The Ultimate Plagiarism Resource: Detecting Plagiarism and Preventing It
    • "Plagiarism is one of academia's most common problems and a constant concern for teachers. While the Web may have made plagiarism as easy as a few simple clicks, it's also made detecting plagiarism just as easy. If a student can find the essay in seconds, so can you-if you know where to look. This comprehensive resource will tell you everything you need to know about plagiarism, from the basic facts to free detection tools to preventing it in both the physical and online classroom. "
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