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Academic Integrity

Information Literacy Program at Fairfield U

ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education.

Citation Project

The Citation Project is a multi-institution research project responding to educators' concerns about plagiarism and the teaching of writing. To learn more, go to

Project Information Literacy

"Project Information Literacy is a national study about early adults and their information-seeking behaviors, competencies, and the challenges they face when conducting research in the digital age." learn more at

Workshop Presentation

Creative Research Assignments to Encourage Your Students’ Voices

Where are our students’ voices in their work? This hands-on session offers creative research assignments that encourage students to develop and articulate their own voice. Learn successful strategies from your colleagues that ultimately discourage plagiarism by encouraging original work.

Below is the PowerPoint presentation created by Jackie Kremer and Christina McGowan, presented May 18, 2011 at the Center for Academic Excellence Summer Institute for Integrative Learning. Also below is the accompanying handout.


Selected Bibliography of Works


Research Matters: A Guide to Research Writing. By Rebecca Moore Howard and Amy Rupiper Taggart. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010.Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing and Research. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010. Library Location:  Stacks Upper Level -  PE1408 .H68522 2011 

Standing in the Shadow of Giants: Plagiarists, Authors, Collaborators. Stamford, CT: Ablex, 1999. Library Location: Stacks Upper Level -  PN167 .H69 1999


Citation project -

Council of Writing Program Administrators. "Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: WPA Statement on Best Policies." Jan. 2003.

Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community. OCLC.


"Writing from Sentences." By Rebecca Moore Howard, Tricia Serviss, and Tanya K. Rodrigue. Writing and Pedagogy 2.2 (2010): 177-192.

 "The Art of Summarizing." They Say / I Say.By Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein 2nd ed. New York: W.W. Norton, 2010. 30-41. Print. Library Location: Stacks Upper Level - PE 1431.G73 2010.

"Deriving Backwriting from Writing Back." Writing Center Journal 24.2 (Spring/Summer 2004): 3-18.  CLICK HERE TO READ

"Forget about Policing Plagiarism; Just Teach." The Chronicle of Higher Education (16 November 2001): B24. CLICK HERE TO READ

"How Do You Know That? An Investigation of Student Research Practices in the Digital Age." By Randall McClure and Kellian Clink. portal: Libraries and the Academy 9.1 (2009): 115-132.   CLICK HERE TO READ

Berrett, Dan. "Skimming the Surface." Inside Higher Ed 11, April 2011. CLICK HERE TO READ

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