I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by.Douglas Adams by flicker user anniemole When it comes to writing, we all have to face down deadlines. Whether it’s a student working on a term paper, a librarian trying Continue reading Churnalism: Holding Journalists Accountable
Last week Jeopardy featured a match between two of their most successful champions and Watson, a computer system developed by IBM. The final score from Jeopardy’s IBM challenge. No copyright infringement intended From a librarian’s perspective, Watson’s ability to seemingly Continue reading Thoughts on Watson and Plagiarism
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education describes the work of a professional writer who has written hundreds of papers (many at the graduate level) for students through a paper mill. The author says he wants to encourage Continue reading For Faculty – Do we know the extent of plagiarism??
The New York Times has an interesting article on the continued rise of plagiarism on college campuses and changing student attitudes on their use of digital content. It cites studies reporting that fewer students today consider the unattributed use of Continue reading Plagiarism in the Digital Age