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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 really is a crime:
Defending the concept of plagiarism against anarchism and postmodernism.
An Active Introduction to Academic Misconduct & the Measured Demographics of Misconduct
Unoriginal writing may be linked to attrition among first year students.
Detect, Deter, and Disappear:
Report and lessons learned on a plagiarism prevention project at Bilikent University.
Proposal for a plagiarism identification framework and its pedagogical implications.
The results of University of Oxford's SIPA project review of Turnitin.
Plagiarism as an epistemological obstacle:
The possible challenges immigrating graduate students from China might encounter in understanding plagiarism, citation, and research practices.
European Responses to Student Plagiarism in Higher Education
The results of the European Commission's project assessing the impact of plagiarism policies in higher education.
Assessing maturity of institutional policies for underpinning academic integrity
How the Academic Integrity Maturity Model might be applied for institutional use.
Academic Culture in Transition:
Discussing the effectiveness of honour codes in academic institutions.