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Keeley Library    November 22, 2000
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Comprehensive sites about student plagiarism and how to avoid it.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning--Resources for Teaching--Plagiarism    This site has numerous links about recognizing and avoiding or preventing plagiarism.
From Now On, the Educational Technology Journal--The New Plagiarism   Comprehensive article which discusses several techniques for questioning and giving assignments that encourage students to think.
Cut and Paste Plagiarism: Preventing, Detecting and Tracking Online Plagiarism.     This article includes tips for recognizing plagiarism, a list of related web sites, and a bibliography of articles about web plagiarism.
Bentley College Student Handbook--Note on Plagiarism     Part of Bentley College's Honesty System.
Student Plagiarism in an Online World     Includes links to online plagiarism fighting tools and tips.

The following  sites were obtained from the  MSLMA newsgroup on November 22, 2000

Positive Alternatives to digital cheating

A webquest was created at Sandwich High School and Mary Thulin says they are happy for others to use it and the web-based lessons at

Sites to help teachers detect cheating: pay for service for educators
Cheat-Ohs, a Teacher's Guide to Cheating from the Web 
Sandwich High School WebQuests

Known Plagiarism Sites

Several of these sites have disclaimers about using the material for research purposes only and giving credit to the site. Some even mention first amendment rights. Others offer to sell the information. If you learn of any additional sites we should post here, please let us know.

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