Plagiarism - The Council of Writing Program Administrators has a new statement defining and avoiding plagiarism that might be useful to you and your students. Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The Council of Writing Program Administrators Statement on Best Practices "....This statement responds to the growing educational concerns about plagiarism in four ways: by defining plagiarism; by suggesting some of the causes of plagiarism; by proposing a set of responsibilities (for students, teachers, and administrators) to address the problem of plagiarism; and by recommending a set of practices for teaching and learning that can significantly reduce the likelihood of plagiarism. The statement is intended to provide helpful suggestions and clarifications so that instructors, administrators, and students can work together more effectively in support of excellence in teaching and learning....."

Bibliography of Sources on Plagiarism with links, 2006.

For a list of additional links on plagiarism compiled by Richland librarians, look here.


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