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How similar is too similar?
Students often ask how similar a paper has to be for it to be seen as plagiarism. This article takes on the misconceptions in that question.
Understanding the Public Domain and Citation
Students don't always understand that because a work is on the Internet doesn't mean it's in the public domain.
How Do I Cite My Own Ideas?
Help students understand how to emphasize their original thinking in their writing.
Getting the Ghostwriter Out of Your Class
Strategies to help instructors identify ghostwritten work in class.
Helping Students Onboard with Integrity
Helping students understand proper citation and plagiarism.
Integrity Strategies for Students
Practical strategies to build a culture of integrity on campus.
Wikipedia in the Classroom
Using Wikipedia to teach citation, information literacy, and critical thinking.
The Cultural Implications of Contract Cheating
How culture affects and is affected by contract cheating.
Students and Plagiarism
Exploring the disconnect between student morals and behavior regarding plagiarism.
Plagiarism Spectrum Drill-Down
Experts discuss the top 5 most common types of plagiarism, as identified in the plagiarism spectrum.
Is it Plagiarism? My Teacher and I Don't Agree
Paul and his teacher don't agree about the use of "common knowledge."
Learn about different citation styles, and when to use them.