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The Instruction Channel (Videos)
What Is Plagiarism Video This link opens in a new window
This is part one of the Rutgers University tutorial on plagiarism and proper citation. This link is to the first short video defining the topic; there is a second short video available on this page.
Plagiarism in Other Countries This link opens in a new window
This blog entry provides a link to a Norwegian video about plagiarism's consequences; read the blog and see the video.
Creative Thinking Films from Northern Kentucky University This link opens in a new window
An entire series of lessons on film about plagiarism and copyright from Northern Kentucky University.
OWLS and Writers' Help
Official Diana Hacker Website for Writer's Reference This link opens in a new window
This site is created as a supplement for those who use Ms. Hacker's concise writing guides in their classes; in order to use some of the the site's resources, a username and password must be supplied, but much of the site itself is free for use by everyone.
Best OWLS (Online Writing Labs) This link opens in a new window
About.com, a commercial site, lists here four of the most complete and best-known online writing labs (OWLS) at the present time. (Purdue University's, mentioned in this libguides HELP section, is first on their list.)
Guides from Around the Web
Not Just an Academic Issue
Political Plagiarism This link opens in a new window
An April 2011 Forbes article concerning a governor's "taking credit" for his predecessor's actions--at least that seems to be the case.
Decisions in Game Design This link opens in a new window
This November 2011 entry in the Lost Garden blog is an evaluation of and challenge to game designers to start thinking for themselves so that they produce truly original work.
Even Reporters Need Refreshers This link opens in a new window
What happens when journalists fail to properly attribute their sources? Poynter.org posted this entry about that very matter in February 2012. Anyone else want to take the quiz a newspaper company sent out to test each employee's understanding of attribution?
For The Fun of It: Interactive Games and Tutorials
Test your skill at recognizing examples, forms, and types of plagiarism--and how to avoid them--without risking your assignment!