Registration is now open for ACRL "Combating Student Plagiarism" webcast
ACRL is offering its webcast, "The Role of the Librarian in Combating Student Plagiarism," on February 11, 2008. Registration is now open.
Webcast date: February 11, 2008
Time: 11:00 a.m. Pacific, 12:00 p.m. Mountain, 1:00 p.m. Central, 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Length: 1.5 hours
This 1.5-hour webcast explores the role of the academic librarian in combating student plagiarism and the "culture of copy" that our students inhabit. Examine 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 the webcast. She has specialized in the area of information literacy instruction since she began her professional career as an academic librarian in 1998.
Registration is limited to 60. ACRL and ALA members receive a registration discount. For complete information, including more details about the webcast, learning outcomes, and a link to registration, go to: http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlproftools/plagiarism.htm.
ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
CACUL member: Can$90 (charges will be made in U.S. dollars)