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Plagarism Policies
therealtj at 5:28PM, Feb. 4, 2009
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Oh, sweet irony!

Members of a committee formed in response to plagiarism accusations levied against a former university administrator received word this week that they need to reconvene and examine documents they may have plagiarized.


According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the 10-member committee of Southern Illinois University academics and administrators commissioned to develop a plagiarism policy may have borrowed from Indiana University’s definition—without citing IU.


SIU officials seemed surprised by the news and stressed the policy was still in draft form.
It would be a near perfect example of irony: a definition of plagiarism created in the wake of plagiarism scandals may itself have been plagiarized.

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Biskit Comics at 3:19PM, April 8, 2009
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how absurd
Bizkit + Comics = DAMN
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lba at 4:36PM, April 8, 2009
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That happened almost over a year and a half ago if I remember right. They made a really big stink about it and had to revise the plagiarism policy at my college to make sure it wasn't copied.
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legueu at 5:59PM, April 8, 2009
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In administration, mostly everything is copy and paste.
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Dark Pascual at 6:16PM, April 8, 2009
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DOUK at 7:37PM, April 30, 2009
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So if someone makes a ‘no plagiarism’ rule, noone else can too unless they cite him?

How specific are these rules if they need to be different for every school?
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