Plagiarism: Curricular Materials for History Instructors
Web Sites to Explore
An enormous amount of material on plagiarism is available on the Internet, much of it sponsored by academic institutions. The following sites are especially useful.
History News Network. Plagiarism: HNN Index. http://hnn.us/articles/3781.html (accessed January 11, 2005).
An archive of articles on cases of plagiarism specific to the historical profession.
Leland, Bruce H. Plagiarism and the Web. January 29, 2002. http://www.wiu.edu/users/mfbhl/wiu/plagiarism.htm (accessed January 11, 2005).
Contains a lengthy list of suggestions on how to help students avoid plagiarism.
Rutgers University Libraries. Plagiarism and Academic Integrity at Rutgers University: A Play with 8 Scenes. http://scc.rutgers.edu/douglass/sal/plagiarism/intro.html (accessed January 11, 2005).
An interactive story that details the temptations faced by two students trying to complete a co-authored history paper on time.
Stoerger, Sharon. Plagiarism. http://www.web-miner.com/plagiarism (accessed January 11, 2005).
An extensive annotated bibliography of sources dealing with plagiarism.
University of Southern Mississippi Libraries. The Plagiarism Tutorial. http://www.lib.usm.edu/research/plag/plagiarismtutorial.php (accessed January 11, 2005).
An online tutorial that includes a series of quizzes.
University of Wisconsin Women's Studies Librarian's Office. Cheating, Plagiarism (and Other Questionable Practices), the Internet, and Other Electronic Resources. January 23, 2004. http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/plag.htm (accessed January 11, 2005).
An annotated list of links to a wide variety of sites exploring plagiarism.
Last Updated: April 26, 2007