Thursday, July 17, 2008

Plagiarism: workshop + reports on conference

1) A Plagiarism workshop: what is plagiarism and how can librarians help students avoid it? is led by Judy Reading, User Education Co-Ordinator, Oxford University Library Services for the Education Librarians Group (CILIP). It takes place on 11 September 2008 at the University of Cambridge, UK, book by emailing Libby Tilley

2) The 3rd International Plagiarism conference took place in June 2008. The conference website is at: - they say they will put up the proceedings but they aren't there yet. In the meantime there is a very useful conference report in the Plagiarism Today blog at
. There is another from Debora Weber-Wulff, here (both bloggers note the shift in emphasis from punishment/detection to plagiarism prevention), and she also runs a plagiarism portal in German, Portal Plagiat, at Lastly, what Gerry McKiernan terms the "Director's cut" of his keynote at the conference is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Derwent river, Tasmania, July 2008

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