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Preventing Plagiarism


page Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) - Plagiarism
CETL at Albany State University of New York maintains this page to help teachers detect and avoid plagiarism.

page Easy Steps to Combating Plagiarism
Kimbel Library, at Coastal Carolina University, provides this page of tips for talking with students about plagiarism, focusing on the process, and for making assignments with steps that help prevent plagiarism.

page Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-Plagiarism
This Web site from the University of Alberta Libraries provides information on "Cyber-plagiarism" including how to prevent, detect, and report plagiarism of Web sites. In addition, there are links to recommended resources for articles and Web sites on plagiarism and handouts that can be photocopied for class.

page Plagiarism: A Selective Introduction
The American University in Cairo maintains this page. It has very useful links under Defining Plagiarism, Detecting Plagiarism, Avoiding Plagiarism, Internet Plagiarism and Further Reading.

page Plagiarism: Avoiding, Stopping and Detecting
The library at the University of Queensland in Australia maintains this site. The site describes what is plagiarism and how it can be avoided. It also provides links for teachers to sites to help them detect plagiarism.

page Plagiarism: Definitions, Diagnoses, Preventions, and Cures for Students and Faculty at the University of Minnesota
The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Writing at the University of Minnesota provides links for faculty and students to detect and avoid plagiarism. In addition, links to the definitions of plagiarism and a bibliography of plagiarism articles are included.

page Plagiarized.com - The Instructors Guide to Internet Plagiarism
"The purpose of this site is to help teachers or professors (or even parents) determine if a given piece of academic work has been obtained from the Internet." There is a list of "dead giveaways", research advice, and advice on how to reduce the opportunities for plagiarism.

page Strategies to Discourage Plagiarism
This site, created by two librarians at Owens Library, suggests assignment styles and strategies that faculty may use to discourage plagiarism.

page Ways to Deter Plagiarism
Fifteen easy tips for helping students avoid plagiarism are provided from the Osterlin Library at Northwestern Michigan College.

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