Introduction

Why Students Plagiarize

Preventing Plagiarism

Making Plagiarism-Proof Assignments

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Sites that Help Students Understand and Avoid Plagiarism

The Bedford Researcher's Annotated Links on Avoiding Plagiarism
(http://www.bedfordresearcher.com/links/writing_resources.cfm?type=writing&discipline=writing_plagiarism)

A selection of sites that address plagiarism.

Avoiding Plagiarism by Sharon Williams
http://www.hamilton.edu/academics/resource/wc/AvoidingPlagiarism.html

Offers general information and advice for avoiding plagiarism with examples of paraphrasing and quoting from sources.

Northwestern University on Avoiding Plagiarism
http://www.writing.northwestern.edu/tips/plag.html

Provides links to plagiarism information including definitions, tips for avoiding it, and examples of acceptable paraphrasing.

Plagiarism: What Is it and How to Recognize and Avoid It
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/wts/plagiarism.html

Indiana University defines plagiarism and details ways to identify and avoid it.

Purdue University on Avoiding Plagiarism
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_plagiar.html

Explains common contradictions in academic writing, degrees and definitions of plagiarism, and practical self-checks for student writing.

UC Davis on Avoiding Plagiarism
http://sja.ucdavis.edu/avoid.htm

Offers help on mastering the art of scholarship by defining plagiarism and offering tips for avoiding it.

What Is Plagiarism?
http://www.georgetown.edu/honor/plagiarism.html

A useful discussion of plagiarism and related issues; offered by the Honors Program at Georgetown University.