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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.
Plagiarism Proceedings in Higher Education -
Analysis of plagiarism regulations in universities to identify needs of standardisation.
Changing the Culture
Report on the Open University's efforts to institute an academic integrity policy.
Why students cheat
An analysis of students' perspectives on cheating.
User acceptance of Turnitin application in Pakistani HEI's
Report on user acceptance of Turnitin within Pakistan's Higher Education Institute.
A roll-out of the JISC plagiarism detection service with biological sciences students
Report on the roll-out of the JISC plagiarism detection service with biological sciences students.
Towards a Social Model of Plagiarism
Identifying the causes of plagiarism in the power relationships of colleges and universities.
The effect of a penalty tariff on Consistent decision making in cases of student plagiarism
Evaluating the effectiveness of tariff penalties given to students for plagiarism and ethics violations.
Test cases for plagiarism detection software
Information on test cases used to evaluate plagiarism detection software.
Students as consumers:
How students are participating in contract cheating market.