9781843342823

Combating Student Plagiarism

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  • ISBN13:

    9781843342823

  • ISBN10:

    1843342820

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-31
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
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Summary

This practical book introduces readers to the current issues facing today's academic reference and instruction librarians grappling with the growing problem of student plagiarism. The book provides up-to-date overviews of student plagiarism, examples of ways in which librarians can educate students through proven instructional techniques, collaboration approaches and outreach methods, and discusses common problems and questions librarians may encounter when incorporating current anti-plagiarism instruction into their instructional services. Topics include: role of the academic librarian in combating student plagiarism, discipline-based approaches to combating student plagiarism, information literacy techniques and faculty/librarian collaboration.

Table of Contents

Technology seems to be changing everythingp. 1
Society's pervasive culture of copyingp. 17
The role of the academic librarian in combating student plagiarismp. 35
How do students and universities view plagiarism?p. 63
Information literacy frameworks : working towards the ethical use of information by studentsp. 75
Discipline-based approaches to combating student plagiarismp. 89
Thwarting student plagiarism through collaborations : faculty-librarian partnerships and beyondp. 103
Practical approaches to promoting citation methods and the ethical usage of informationp. 119
Plagiarism-detection software services and other uses of technology to combat student plagiarismp. 131
Conclusionp. 145
Discipline-specific examples of anti-plagiarism programming/pedagogy publicationsp. 147
Referencesp. 153
Further readingp. 173
Indexp. 177
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