"New ethic of learning"

An article in Forbes considers the issue of academic plagiarism and the "new ethic of learning" that educators are using to teach grade schoolers the responsible use of information.

The Plagiarism Blog

Susan Herzog, Information Literacy Librarian at Eastern Connecticut State University, maintains The Plagiarism Blog, hosted by Blog*spot. For additional resources, see TASS 2004.

CBB in the news

Kairosnews blogs CBB Plagiarism Project. (7 March 2004)

The NITLE News cites the CBB plagiarism project as an effective example of RSS in Education. (February 2004)

Maine Public Broadcasting interviews Andrei Strukov, University of Maine, Orono, and Michael Hanrahan, Bates College, about their respective institutional approaches to plagiarism. (29 January 2004)

Journalism: The next market for Turnitin?

John Barrie, the founder of Turnitin, sees journalism as the next potential market for his detection services.

Name and shame

South African universities toughen stance on plagiarism.

Fighting plagiarism

The Christian Science Monitor reviews in brief the options available to counter student plagiarism: detection, ethics, and re-designing assignments.

Plagiarism threatens integrity of Australian HE

A plagiarism scandal jeopardizes Newcastle University's reputation and threatens Australia's higher education industry.


University of Alberta has created a campaign on Academic Honesty, called Truth*in*Education. It's an education program that aims to inform students of the "consequences of inappropriate academic behavior."

University Lecturer accused of plagiarism

A student at the University of South Australia has accused a lecturer of plagiarism. The student and a retired academic allege that a required textbook, Understanding the Information Economy, assigned by the lecturer contains extensively plagiarized materials from Internet sources, journal articles, and books.

Seattle University rewrites its Academic Honesty Policy

In response to cyberplagiarism and new forms of cheating (eg, using PDA's during a test), Seattle University has re-written and updated its Academic Honesty Policy.
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