Katie Elson Anderson is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University, in Camden, New Jersey. Publications include chapters in Scholarly Resources for Children and Childhood Studies: A Research Guide and Annotated Bibliography and Teaching Generation M: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators. Other publications include contributions to ABC-CLIO's World History Encyclopedia and Sage's 21st Century Handbook of Anthropology.
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Designed to be of use to all levels of educators working with students--from high school to post-graduate--this book addresses the problems and concerns facing librarians and educators involved in the process of teaching academic honesty. Many of the original authors from The Plagiarism Plague have returned with new essays along with new voices, a majority of whom represent the next generation of librarianship, the Web 2.0 professional.
Stop Plagiarism contains background material, web resources, a collection of sample exercises, and an interactive CD that provides tools an educator can use to stop plagiarism. One of three videos on the CD features an animated interactive quiz that helps student understand when they must include a citation. The authors have also established an anti-plagiarism wiki where readers are encouraged to participate in the on-going conversation on plagiarism. This book is a one-stop source for anyone who wants to understand why students knowingly or unknowingly plagiarize, who needs materials for teaching academic integrity, and who will benefit from a current resource guide to tools for actively detecting plagiarism.
"The editors' goals are to help educators teach, model, and promote honesty, and they achieve those goals with a balance of essays on both the theoretical and the practical aspects of combating plagiarism."