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  1. 1. Shippensburg University Library<br />1<br />PLAGIARISM:Cheating is Just a Click Away!<br />Berkley Laite<br />Outreach Services Coordinator<br />Lehman Library<br />
  2. 2. Shippensburg University Library<br />2<br />Plagiarism is<br />From the Latin, meaning “kidnapper.”<br />A form of intellectual theft.<br />The false assumption of authorship.<br />The wrongful act of taking the product of another person’s mind and presenting it as one’s own.<br />
  3. 3. Shippensburg University Library<br />3<br />Plagiarism<br /><ul><li>In short, to plagiarize is to give the impression that you wrote or thought something that you in fact borrowed from someone else.
  4. 4. To do so is a violation of professional ethics.</li></li></ul><li>Shippensburg University Library<br />4<br />Forms of Plagiarism:<br />Doing the Following Without Acknowledgement<br /><ul><li>Repeating another’s wording.
  5. 5. Paraphrasing another’s argument.
  6. 6. Presenting another’s line of thinking.</li></ul>Using someone's particularly apt phrase.<br />
  7. 7. Shippensburg University Library<br />5<br />Documentation<br />is Giving Credit for Everything You Borrow:<br />Direct quotations and paraphrases<br />Information and ideas<br />Any material that readers might mistake as yours<br />
  8. 8. Shippensburg University Library<br />6<br />Document an “apt” phrase<br />Incorrect handling of an “apt” phrase: <br />Hypertext, as one theorist puts it, is “all about connection, linkage, and affiliation.”<br />Who is the theorist? Where did you read it? Is this phrase the theorist’s or yours? (See next slide for correct citation.)<br />
  9. 9. Shippensburg University Library<br />7<br />Document an “apt” phrase<br />In your text:<br />Hypertext, as one theorist puts it, is “all about connection, linkage, and affiliation” (Moulthrop, par. 19).<br />In your “Works Cited:”<br />Moulthrop, Stuart. “You Say You Want a Revolution? Hypertext and the Laws of Media.” Postmodern<br />Culture 1.3 (1991) 3 Apr. 1997 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/postmodern_culture/v001/ 1.3 moulthrop.html. Shippensburg Library (PA).<br />
  10. 10. Shippensburg University Library<br />8<br />Document an idea<br />Incorrect handling of an idea:<br />Between 1968 and 1988, television coverage of presidential elections changed dramatically.<br />Whose idea is this? It’s not your idea, is it? Where did you read it? <br />(See next slide for correct citation.)<br />
  11. 11. Shippensburg University Library<br />9<br />Document an idea<br />In your text:<br />Between 1968 and 1988, television coverage of presidential elections changed dramatically (Hallin 5).<br />In your “Works Cited:”<br /> Hallin, Daniel C. “Sound Bite News: Television Coverage of Elections, 1968-1988.” Journal of Communication 42.2 (1992): 5-24.<br />
  12. 12. Shippensburg University Library<br />10<br />Document a Photograph or Work of Art<br />Incorrect use of a photograph:<br />Note the muted blending of tones in the picture of a mother with her child.<br /><ul><li>Where did this picture come from?
  13. 13. Who is the artist?</li></li></ul><li>Shippensburg University Library<br />11<br />Document a Photograph of Work of Art<br />In your text:<br />Note the muted blending of tones in the picture of a mother with her child. (Cassat)<br /><ul><li>In your “Works Cited:”</li></ul>Cassat, Mary. Mother and Child. Los Angeles County<br /> Museum of Art. The Amico Libraryhttp://eureka.rlg.org<br /> September 24, 2003.<br />
  14. 14. Need Help?<br />Shippensburg University Library<br />12<br />EBSCOHost can help!<br />
  15. 15. Citation Help<br />Shippensburg University Library<br />13<br />
  16. 16. Several Forms<br />Shippensburg University Library<br />14<br />
  17. 17. Shippensburg University Library<br />15<br />Documentation<br />Scholarly authors acknowledge their debts to predecessors by giving credit to each source.<br />You must specify what you borrowed (facts, opinions, quotations) and where you borrowed it from.<br />Writing a paper in college is scholarly writing; you are a scholarly author.<br />
  18. 18. Shippensburg University Library<br />16<br />Exceptions to Documentation<br />Familiar proverbs: “You can’t judge a book by its cover.”<br />Well-known quotations: “We shall overcome.”<br />Common knowledge: “Shakespeare was born during the Elizabethan age.”<br />
  19. 19. Shippensburg University Library<br />17<br />Review<br />Plagiarism is pretending something you wrote is your own idea.<br />Honesty and ethics require that you give credit to another’s ideas.<br />Documentation is giving credit to your sources of information or ideas.<br />SU considers plagiarism to be Academic Dishonesty.<br />
  20. 20. Shippensburg University Library<br />18<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />
  21. 21. Shippensburg University Library<br />19<br />Why Do Students <br />Plagiarize?<br />IGNORANCE<br />
  22. 22. Shippensburg University Library<br />20<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />CARELESS NOTE TAKING<br />
  23. 23. Shippensburg University Library<br />21<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />STRESS AND COMPETITION<br />
  24. 24. Shippensburg University Library<br />22<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />ANTI EDUCATION ATTITUDE<br />
  25. 25. Shippensburg University Library<br />23<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />SELF DEFENSE<br />
  26. 26. Shippensburg University Library<br />24<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />CHEATING BY THOSE ABOVE<br />
  27. 27. Shippensburg University Library<br />25<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />LACK OF PERCEIVED PUNISHMENT<br />
  28. 28. Shippensburg University Library<br />26<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />FEAR OF INADEQUATE WRITING ABILITY<br />
  29. 29. Shippensburg University Library<br />27<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />DO PROFS ACTUALLY READ THE PAPERS?<br />
  30. 30. Shippensburg University Library<br />28<br />Why Do Students Plagiarize?<br />CULTURAL DIFFERENCES<br />
  31. 31. Shippensburg University Library<br />29<br />How Many Ways Can I Plagiarize?Let Me Count the Ways<br />Download a free research paper<br />Buy a paper from a paper mill<br />Copy a page from the Internet<br />Copy an article from the library’s databases<br />Dump a foreign article into Babelfish<br />Check out the local sources<br />Cut and paste a quilt<br />
  32. 32. Shippensburg University Library<br />30<br />How Many Ways Can I Plagiarize?Let Me Count the Ways<br />Quote less than all the words<br />Paraphrase it <br />Fake a citation<br />
  33. 33. Shippensburg University Library<br />31<br />Copyright 2001 by Pyrczak Publishing. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission.<br />
  34. 34. Shippensburg University Library<br />32<br />Shippensburg University Policies on Academic Dishonesty<br />
  35. 35. Shippensburg University Library<br />33<br />The graduate catalog<br />The undergraduate catalog<br /> The student handbook<br />Shippensburg Policies Are In<br />PLUS: ALL THESE ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE!<br />
  36. 36. Shippensburg University Library<br />34<br />SU Policy on Academic Dishonesty<br />It is the policy of Shippensburg University to expect academic honesty. Students who commit breaches of academic honesty will be subject to the various sanctions outlined in this section.<br />This policy applies to all students enrolled at Shippensburg during and after their time of enrollment.<br />
  37. 37. Shippensburg University Library<br />35<br /> Plagiarism<br />Plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty.<br />Shippensburg University will not tolerate<br />plagiarism, and the faculty will make all<br />reasonable efforts to discourage it.<br />Plagiarism is your unacknowledged use of<br />another writer’s own words or specific facts or<br />propositions or materials in your own writing.<br />
  38. 38. Shippensburg University Library<br />36<br />It’s not always plagiarism:<br />Certain situations may cause conscientious<br />students to fear plagiarizing when they are not<br />really plagiarizing. These include:<br />Improper format for documentation<br />Use of supplemental individualized instruction<br />on an assignment<br />Use of a proofreader<br />
  39. 39. Shippensburg University Library<br />37<br />Meeting with the Professor<br />You should be treated with respect.<br />You should be given the rules.<br />The professor should ask questions rather than make accusations.<br />
  40. 40. Shippensburg University Library<br />38<br />Methods for Resolution<br />Informal Resolution<br />Formal Resolution<br />Penalties<br />
  41. 41. Shippensburg University Library<br />39<br />Copyright 2001 by Pyrczak Publishing. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission.<br />
  42. 42. Shippensburg University Library<br />40<br />For More Information:<br />Contact the Learning Center<br />First Floor of the Library<br />717-477-1420<br />AIM participations will receive credit for viewing this Power Point presentation by answering the questions below and emailing your replies to aim@ship.edu.<br />1. Was this presentation useful?<br />2. Which part of the presentation did you find most useful?<br />3. Which part of the presentation was the least useful?<br />4. What are you going to do now based on what you have learned from this presentation?<br />

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