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Keeping a Lid on Plagiarism: Resources

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. Office of Student Judicial Affairs, University of California, Davis. 25 Oct. 2001. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://sja.ucdavis.edu/>.
Carroll, Jude and Jon Appleton. Plagiarism:A Good Practice Guide. Joint Information Systems Committee. May 2001. 29 Apr. 2002. <http://www.jiscpas.ac.uk/apppage.cgi?USERPAGE=6296>.
Posits that the best way to curb plagiarism is in maintaining consistency in the application of policy to academic matters.
Center for Academic Integrity. Duke University. 2002. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.academicintegrity.org/>.
FAS Work Group on Academic Integrity. Fostering Academic Integrity at Rutgers. Rutgers University. Summer 1998. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://teachx.rutgers.edu/integrity/faculty.html>.

McCabe, Donald and Patrick Drinan. "Toward a Culture of Academic Integrity." Chronicle of Higher Education 15 Oct. 1999:B7. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland Baltimore County. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.epnet.com/>.

McCabe, Donald and Gary Pavela. "Some Good News About Academic Integrity. Change Sep.-Oct. 2000:32-38. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland Baltimore County. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.epnet.com/>.

McCabe, Donald and Linda Klebe Trevino. "Honesty and Honor Codes." Academe Jan.-Feb. 2002:37-41. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University. 21 Jan. 2004. <http://www.epnet.com/>.

McMurtry, Kim. "E-cheating: Combating a 21st Century Challenge." THE Journal Nov. 2001:36-40. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland Baltimore County. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.epnet.com/>.

Mophis, Rebecca and Lani Harac. "On my Honor." Carolina Alumni Review Sep.-Oct. 2001: 30-45.

Navarro, Joseph, Clark D. and D. Halley. Strategies To Promote Academic Integrity. University of California, Santa Barbara. 2002. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.oic.id.ucsb.edu/Resources/Teaching/Integrity.html>.


Roth, Lorie. "Educating the Cut- and- Paste Generation." Library Journal 1 Nov. 1999:42-44. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland Baltimore County. 7 Mar. 2002. <http://www.ebsco.com/>.


Comprehensive Sites
  Plagiarism Prevention Sources . Teaching and Learning with Technology, Penn State University. 29 July 2009. <http://tlt.its.psu.edu/plagiarism>.
General information for faculty plus information on causes, prevention, detection, policies. Bibliography and a student quiz are included but quiz is not accessible to non-Penn Staters.

Michaelsen, Karen. Plagiarism: Strategies for Addressing and Preventing Plagiarism in the Digital Age. Seattle Central Community College. 30 Nov. 2004. 29 July 2009.
< http://seattlecentral.org/faculty/kmicha/plagiarism/index_files/frame.html>.


Academic Integrity: Faculty Resources: Plagiarism. Dalousie University Libraries. 8 July 2009. 29 July 2009 . <http://academicintegrity.dal.ca/Faculty%20Resources/>.
Covers all the bases: detecting, tracking, prevention (educating the student and assignment design), and detection services.

Pearson, Gretchen. Electronic Plagiarism Seminar. Noreen Reale Falcone Library, Le Moyne College. 3 Apr. 2002. 29 July 2009. <http://web.lemoyne.edu/~pearson/plagiarism/>.
Very comprehensive. Includes preventions strategies, guides for educators and students, lengthy list of term paper sites, plagiarism detection sites, and bibliography.
. University of Maryland University College. 29 July 2009. <http://www.umuc.edu/>.
Use the SEARCH feature to find information on plagiarism. Lists a number of resources for faculty and students, including assignment design and online modules to teach students about citing sources and paraphrasing.

Stillwell, Lisa. Plagiarism: A Resource for Faculty. Franklin & Marshall College. Aug. 2008. 29 July 2009. <http: //library.fandm.edu/plagiarism.html> .


Plagiarism Clues Checklist
Use this checklist to help you evaluate the citations, quality, style, and format of a paper that you suspect is plagiarized.

Plagiarism Tracking Report

Use this form to help you keep track of the steps that you have taken in determining if a paper has been plagiarized.

Bates, Peggy and Margaret Fain. "Detecting Plagiarized Papers." Cheating 101: Paper Mills and You. Coastal Carolina University. 30 Jan. 2002. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.coastal.edu/library/presentations/papermil.html>.
Hints for determining if papers are plagiarized.

Harris, Robert. Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers. VirtualSalt. 7 Mar. 2002. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.virtualsalt.com/antiplag.htm>.
List of clues for deciding if plagiarism is indicated.

Ryan, Julie J.C.H. "Student Plagiarism in an Online World." Prism Online . American Society for Engineering Education. Dec. 1998. 10 May 2002. <http://www.asee.org/prism/december/html/student_plagiarism_in_an_onlin.htm>.
Suggestions for detecting plagiarism including the issues of context change, missing footnotes and false references. Discusses why faculty should not "turn a blind eye to plagiarism."

Evaluation of Detection Services

Bull, Joanna, et al. Technical Review of Plagiarism Detection Software Report. Joint Information Systems Committee. Sept. 2001. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.jiscpas.ac.uk/apppage.cgi?USERPAGE=6295>.
Test and evaluation of five services.

Dehnart, Andy. "The Web's Plagiarism Police." salon.com. 14 June 1999. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/1999/06/14/plagiarism/index1.html>.
Discusses tracking plagiarism particularly with Plagiarism.org and EVE. Mentions positive and negatives of the services. Recommends caution when using services and gives some of the reasons for false positives.

Gillis, Theresa and Janeanne Rockwell-Kincanon. "Comparison of Plagiarism Detection Services." From Download your Workload to the Evil House of Cheat:Cybercheating, Plagiarism, and Intellectual Property Theft. Online Northwest 2000. 22 Mar. 2000. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.wou.edu/provost/library/about/staff/kincanon/plagiarism/presentation_files/frame.htm>.
Evaluation chart of six detection services and software: plagiarism.org, Glatt, IntegriGuard, CopyCatch, EVE, and WordCHECK.

Satterwhite, Robin and Marla Gerein. Downloading Detectives:Searching for On-Line Plagiarism. Colorado College. 2 Apr.2001. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.coloradocollege.edu/Library/Course/webplag2.html>.
PowerPoint presentation that reports on a study of four different services and several search engines.

Young, Jeffrey R. "The Cat-and-Mouse Game of Plagiarism Detection." Chronicle of Higher Education 6 July 2001:A26. 20 Apr. 2002. <http://chronicle.com/free/v47/i43/43a02601.htm>.
Discusses the current situation including recent high-profile cases.

Paper Mills

Bates, Peggy and Margaret Fain. "Internet Paper Mills." Cheating 101:Paper Mills and You. Coastal Carolina University. 13 Mar. 2002. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.coastal.edu/library/presentations/papermil.html>.
Check the section "Current State of Internet Paper Sites" for a huge up-to-date list (unannotated) of links to paper mill sites.

Teaching Resources  
Nowakowski, Fran. "List of Assignments Which Can Help Prevent Plagiarism." Detecting and Preventing Plagiarism. Dalhousie University Libraries. 3 Apr. 2003. 21 May 2003. <http://plagiarism.dal.ca/faculty/assignexamples.html>.
List of 53 possible assignments that can help prevent plagiarism with descriptions of the assignments and the skills they reinforce. From Dalhousie University Library.
Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Recognize and Avoid It. Writing Tutorial Services, Indiana University, Bloomington.
13 Feb. 2002. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/plagiarism.shtml>.
Good web page to teach students about plagiarism, which includes examples of acceptable and unacceptable paraphrases.

Senechal, Greggory, et al. Plagiaized.com:The Instuctor's Guide to Internet Plagiarism. Plagiarized.com 1997-2001. 10 Apr. 2002. <http://plagiarized.com/workshop.html>.
Sample essays, which can be used in a hands on exercise for detecting plagiarism. Permission required. (JG was granted permission quickly via email and adapted the papers to illustrate the points she wanted to make.)



  Librarian Resources
Auer, Nicole J. and Ellen M. Krupar. "Mouse Click Plagiarism: The Role of Technology in Plagiarism and the Librarian's Role in Combating It." Library Trends 49 (2001): 415-33.

Brandt, D. Scott. "Copyright's (Not So) Little Cousin, Plagiarism." Computers in Libraries May 2002: 39-41. Academic Search. EBSCO. Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University. 15 May 2002. <http://www.epnet.com/>.
Focus on librarian's role in teaching about plagiarism, including suggested pedagogical strategies.


Resources compiled by Judy Goodyear, Sara Nixon, Debbie Robinson, and Simmona Simmons-Hodo for "Keeping a Lid on Plagiarism: Whose Responsibility?" BIIG/ARLD Workshop held 22 March 2002.

The URL for this document is http://pages.towson.edu/sara/biigplagi1.html

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