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Plagiarism: Online Help Sites

Onlne Help Sites

Online Help Sites

  1. "The Correct Use of Borrowed Information."  The Winthrop University Writing Center. College of Arts and Sciences, Winthrop University.
    • The full document provides instructions for the correct use of quotations, paraphrases and summaries.
  2. "Avoiding Plagiarism."  Purdue Online Writing Lab.   Purdue University.
    • A guide to help students learn how to avoid plagiarizing.  Includes a practice exercise. 
  3. "Understanding & Preventing Plagiarism: Strategies & Resources for Students and Teachers." Accredited Schools Online.
    • This guide provides a wide variety of useful information on plagiarism, such as definitions, consequences, identification and prevention of plagiarism (with helpful examples), data about current trends, FAQs and links to citation tools and additional resources for teachers and students.
  4. Rutland Institute for Ethics, Clemson University. The International Center for Academic Integrity.
    • "The International Center for Academic Integrity works to identify, affirm, and promote the values of academic integrity among students, faculty, teachers, and administrators."
  5. Harris, Robert. "Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers."  VirtualSalt
    • Provides strategies and tips for preventing and detecting plagiarism.
  6. Fain, Margaret and Bates, Peggy. "Cheating 101: Internet Paper Mills."   Kimbel Library. Coastal Carolina University.
    • A list was compiled of active Internet term paper and essay sites as part of a Teaching Effectiveness Seminar on cheating, plagiarism and Internet paper mills.
  7. Standler, Ronald B. Plagiarism in Colleges in USA.
    • In addition to providing an overview of the issue of plagiarism, this site gives extensive information on the laws governing plagiarism with references to specific cases.