Faculty Resources to Avoid Plagiarism

WPA Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The WPA Statement on Best Practices
The Writing Program Administrators respond to the growing concern about plagiarism in four ways:

  • by defining plagiarism;
  • by suggesting some of the causes of plagiarism;
  • by proposing a set of responsibilities (for students, teachers, and administrators) to address the problem of plagiarism;
  • and by recommending a set of practices for teaching and learning that can significantly
    reduce the likelihood of plagiarism.

Faculty Preparation for Preventing Plagiarism (.doc) by Christine Moore

Avoiding Plagiarism from Catalyst (McGraw-Hill's online handbook)

E-cheating: Combating a 21st Century Challenge
THE journal article discusses how students plagiarize and suggests strategies to combat plagiarism.

Center for Academic Integrity
provides resources to
identify, affirm, and promote the values of academic integrity.

EVE2 Plagiarism Detection
A tool that allows professors and teachers at all levels of the education system to determine if students have plagiarized material from the World Wide Web. EVE2 accepts essays in plain text, Microsoft Word, or Corel Word Perfect format and returns links to web pages from which a student may have plagiarized.


  Revised 10/03/2011
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