Combating Student Plagiarism, 1st Edition

  • Lynn Lampert
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780631340
  • ISBN-13: 9781780631349
  • DDC: 025.5677
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 206 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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This practical book introduces readers to the current issues facing todays 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Author.
List of Acronyms.
Introduction: Technology Seems to Be Changing Everything.
1: Society's Pervasive Culture of Copying.
2: The Role of the Academic Librarian in Combating Student Plagiarism.
3: How Do Students and Universities View Plagiarism?.
4: Information Literacy Frameworks: Working Towards the Ethical Use of Information by Students.
5: Discipline-Based Approaches to Combating Student Plagiarism.
6: Thwarting Student Plagiarism through Collaborations: Faculty-Librarian Partnerships and Beyond.
7: Practical Approaches to Promoting Citation Methods and the Ethical Usage of Information.
8: Plagiarism-Detection Software Services and Other Uses of Technology to Combat Student Plagiarism.
Discipline-Specific Examples of Anti-Plagiarism Programming/Pedagogy Publications.
Further Reading.