Wednesday, April 26, 2006

ACRL offering new Webcast on combating student plagiarism

ACRL is offering a new Webcast, "The Role of the Librarian in Combating Student Plagiarism." Registration is open!

Webcast Date: May 18, 2006

Webcast Time: 11:00 a.m. CDT, 1:00 p.m. CDT, 2:00 p.m. EDT

This new one-hour Webcast from ACRL explores the role of the academic librarian in combating student plagiarism, the "culture of copy" that our students inhabit and why plagiarism poses problems for higher education professionals including academic librarians, why use of discipline based approaches helps combat plagiarism effectively, how to design effective information literacy session assignments to help students understand how they can avoid plagiarism, and more.

Lynn Lampert, coordinator of information literacy and instruction at California State University-Northridge will lead this Webcast, which is based on her half-day 2006 Midwinter ACRL preconference, "Combating the Culture of Copy: Information Literacy Interventions for Plagiarism."

Registration is limited to 60. ACRL and ALA members receive a registration discount. For complete information, including a link to registration, go to:


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