Resources and contacts
The University's Learning and Teaching Support (LTS) initiative has produced a document to highlight ways of preventing plagiarism:
The LTS website also includes reports of various seminars about plagiarism prevention and detection.
You may wish to refer your students to the Cambridge Online Study Skills site which features interactive resources including a module on 'understanding plagiarism':
- Cambridge Online Study Skills (local access via Raven only)
The following resources are not endorsed by the University of Cambridge but may be of interest to staff and examiners:
- Guidance from Oxford Brookes University
Website to support Jude Carroll's Handbook for Deterring Plagiarism in Higher Education.
A comprehensive site of plagiarism-related resources and reports.
Another site which includes plagiarism-related resources and reports.
- JISC's plagiarism mailing list
A useful forum for seeking advice on plagiarism-related issues from colleagues at other universities and for keeping up to date with current issues and research.
- University of Leeds' guide to plagiarism
Includes: definition; a study of student perspectives; a guide, 'How do I not do it'; examples; list of references, which includes sites that members of staff have found useful.
- Turnitin UK
The website features Turnitin UK user guides, FAQs, training videos and related resources.
- Source code similarity detection tools (links from the HEA Subject Centre in Information & Computer Science)
Features links to a number of tools, a number of which are used by University institutions (e.g. MOSS).