Preventing and detecting plagiarism can be a challenge for university faculty members. The library has created several tutorials that can help educate students on how to avoid plagiarism. There are also resources available for detecting plagiarism, including tips for how to uncover cheating when reading students papers as well as a commercial service the university subscribes to.
- Article on Detecting Plagiarism
Ryan, Julie J.C.H. "Student Plagiarism in an Online World." December 1998. Web. Provides tips for detecting plagiarism in student papers and gives specific examples of plagiarism in the classroom.
- Commercial Detectors
Turnitin: The university has an account with Turnitin.com. To get your "join account" ID and password, contact Willie Simon at the Academic Technology Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-408-924-3067.