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The Plagiarism Blog

Keeping Current on Plagiarism, Cheating & Academic Integrity by Susan Herzog, Information Literacy Librarian, Eastern Connecticut State University

Is plagiarism extinct?
Tallahassee Democrat
12/05/2004
By Mary Ann Lindley, EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR

"At lunch the other day a university professor told me that when he grades student papers, he almost always feels obliged to 'google' them before giving them a grade. That's one of the great new verbs that comes to us courtesy of the Internet and its powerful search engines, one of which is Google....The professor googles his students' papers to see if they're trying to appear smarter than they are. That is, if they're outrightly borrowing large portions of other people's ideas or language and claiming it for their own. A phrase that seems too grand for Joey to have come up with on his own, for example, shows up as belonging word for word to - why, look here! - Alexis de Tocqueville (always a favorite of the young intellectual)."