]> Plagiarism Resource Site - General http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=taxonomy/term/38/0 en Chicago Manual of Style now available online http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/327 <p>The <a href="http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html">Chicago Manual of Style</a> has gone online. A free trial is available.</p> General Wed, 04 Oct 2006 15:35:52 -0400 Resource for compiling works cited http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/320 <p><a href="http://www.lib.duke.edu/libguide/cite/works_cited.htm">Duke University libraries</a> have prepared a guide for creating a works cited page. See also their guides for <a href="http://library.duke.edu/research/plagiarism/cite/index.html">What to cite</a></p> General Guides Wed, 20 Sep 2006 19:36:34 -0400 WSU to monitor plagiarism offenders http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/309 <p><a href="http://www.wsusignpost.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2006/03/20/441ee5ad0d8f4">Weber State University</a> plans to monitor plagiarism cases to identify repeat offenders.</p> Ethics General General Mon, 20 Mar 2006 15:43:15 -0500 'Does plagiarism matter?' http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/303 <p>Jonathan Wolff muses on plagiarism in <a href="http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/comment/story/0,,1714001,00.html">The Guardian</a>.</p> Ethics General General General Tue, 21 Feb 2006 10:57:39 -0500 A short history of plagiarism http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/291 <p>Stephen Moss provides a short and borrowed overview of plagiarism in <a href="http://books.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,16488,1648818,00.html#article_continue">The Guardian</a>.</p> General General Wed, 23 Nov 2005 12:07:18 -0500 Kearns Goodwin redux http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/285 <a href="http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/68">Doris Kearns Goodwin's</a> forthcoming book provides an occasion for <a href="http://www.boston.com/ae/books/articles/2005/10/06/doris_kearns_goodwins_second_act/">Boston Globe</a> columnist to revisit her story. General General Thu, 06 Oct 2005 09:08:18 -0400 Taking on plagiarism http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/284 In <a href="http://slate.msn.com/id/2127365/">Slate</a> an NYU journalism professor describes how he combats student plagiarism. Ethics Exercise General Mon, 03 Oct 2005 16:05:31 -0400 Academic dishonesty in Korea http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/283 "'The most serious problem in our society is a lack of awareness among school authorities of academic dishonesty,’' Oh Young-hee, a psychology professor at Duksung Women’s University in northern Seoul, said in an interview with <a href="http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200510/kt2005100218505212070.htm">The Korea Times</a>." Ethics General Mon, 03 Oct 2005 13:32:47 -0400 Anti-plagiarism measures at Nebraska http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/252 <a href="http://www.dailynebraskan.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2005/04/27/426f324ae1140">University of Nebraska, Lincoln</a>, 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. Ethics General General General Wed, 27 Apr 2005 19:39:00 -0400 Faculty plagiarism on the rise? http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/251 The <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0427/p15s01-legn.html">CS Monitor</a> 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. Ethics General General General Wed, 27 Apr 2005 19:34:00 -0400 Cheating @ Syracuse http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/246 Results of a recent survey of academic dishonesty at <a href="http://www.dailyorange.com/news/2005/04/04/Opinion/University.Needs.Cohesive.Cheating.Policies-910963.shtml">Syracuse University</a> are "on par with national averages:" Seventy-four percent of undergraduates say they have committed at least one of the 20 forms of cheating listed on the survey, ranging from falsifying a bibliography to cheating over the shoulder of a classmate during a test. . . . One in three faculty members surveyed said they have ignored an instance of suspected cheating in their classes. Ethics General General Tue, 05 Apr 2005 20:24:00 -0400 Chronicle finds four not-so-well-known plagiarists http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/233 The Chronicle offers <a href="http://chronicle.com/free/v51/i17/17a00802.htm">an article on four plagiarizing professors</a>, who aren't well-known or notorious. The point is to suggest that research plagiarism is widespread. "It's like cockroaches," says Peter Charles Hoffer, a University of Georgia historian and author of a recent book about academic fraud. "For every one you see on the kitchen floor, there are a hundred behind the stove." Ethics General General Research Misconduct Wed, 15 Dec 2004 14:10:00 -0500 "Taking plagiarism seriously" http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/232 A recent editorial in the <a href="http://www.arbiteronline.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/12/09/41b83fae0d7ce">Boise State</a> newspaper suggests that careful and conscientious citation of sources is the best way to avoid plagiarism. Ethics General General Thu, 09 Dec 2004 09:19:00 -0500 Managed books http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/224 Recent admissions of inadvertent plagiarism by two prominent Harvard law professors, Charles Ogletree and Laurence Tribe, have drawn attention to a largely undiscussed aspect of plagiarism -- "the phenomenon of managed books . . . in which some academics rely on assistants to help produce books, in some cases allowing the assistants to write first drafts." See <a href="http://afr.com/articles/2004/11/25/1101219672961.html">"Harvard in a Quandary"</a> for further details. Ethics General General Research Misconduct Fri, 26 Nov 2004 13:17:00 -0500 "A plagiarism on them all" http://leeds.bates.edu/cbb/?q=node/220 <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/11/18/1100748128612.html">Simon Caterson</a> provides a thoughtful survey of the ubiquity of plagiarism in academic, literary, and popular cultures. He notes: We are living in what the American writer Hillel Schwartz has dubbed 'the culture of the copy', where virtually nothing in everyday life in the West is absolutely unique. As Schwartz dryly observes: 'Of plagiarism, little new can be written.' General Fri, 19 Nov 2004 11:40:00 -0500