Combating Student Plagiarism: An Academic Librarian's Guide

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Chandos, 2008 - Education - 183 pages
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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. 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.

  • Investigates the issues surrounding the growth of instances of student plagiarism
  • Discusses the academic librarian's role in combating student plagiarism
  • Recommends effective outreach techniques and instructional methods for preventing plagiarism

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technology seems to be changing everything
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Societys pervasive culture of copying
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The role of the academic librarian in combating student
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Lynn Lampert currently serves as the Chair of Reference & Instructional Services and Coordinator of Information Literacy and Instruction at California State University Northridge. She has published and presented nationally on information literacy trends and issues. She currently works with faculty and administrators on the development of university wide curriculum reform and development issues related to student information literacy skills attainment. Prior to joining the faculty at California State University Northridge, Lynn worked as an Information Specialist at California Lutheran University. Lynn received her Masters in Library & Information Science and her Masters in History from the University of California Los Angeles in 1998.

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