Plagiarism revisited

American Journalism Review includes an article on the culture-wide problem of plagiarism.

More plagiarism woes for offshore programs

According the Sydney Morning Herald, a lecturer at the University of Western Sydney finds herself in an awkward position in plagiarism matter: The lecturer, who teaches at the university's College of Law and Business, said she could not approve student results for the university's commerce course in Hong Kong until the university dealt with plagiarism claims.

Anti-plagiarism measures at Nebraska

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, has instituted several measures to counter plagiarism among students: including courses on library research and on accidental plagiarism. They will also soon pilot SafeAssignment, the plagiarism detection tool now available through BlackBoard.

Faculty plagiarism on the rise?

The CS Monitor considers the recent spat of high profile plagiarism cases among faculty: In recent years, students have been heavily prepped on the perils of plagiarism. But it turns out their teachers, in some cases, have been more lax.

Plagiarism thread

A discussion of plagiarism appears at MetaFilter.

Survey of plagiarism in the UK has summarized the results of their survey of plagiarism in British HE. The survey was "built with the assistance of the JISC's Plagiarism Advisory Service and the Centre for Academic Integrity."

JISC publishes plagiarism guidelines

The Joint Information Systems Committee has published guidelines on plagiarism and have sent the document, "Deterring, Detecting and Dealing with Student Plagiarism," to all UK universities and HE colleges.

Plagiarism on the rise at UMiss

The Daily Mississippian reports that "according to an open letter submitted by the Academic Discipline Committee to Provost Carolyn Staton, cases of plagiarism have increased in recent semesters."

SafeAssignment and Blackboard

SafeAssignment, a plagiarism detection technology, works as a plug-in in conjunction with BlackBoard. Eastern Kentucky and Northwestern use the detection software from within Blackboard.

Stanford's anti-plagiarism efforts

The Stanford Daily discusses campus-wide efforts to combat and discourage student plagiarism.
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