Academic Integrity: Technological Change and Intellectual Property - April 5, 2002

Readings of Interest

  • CopyLeft,
    "The about an idealistic movement called "open sourcing" which is all about free circulation of knowledge..." [Intellectual property rights]

  • The Deserted Library, by Scott Carlson, Chronicle of Higher Education, November 16, 2001. A35 - A38.

  • Download your Workload, Offload your Integrity by Lawrence Hinman, Los Angeles Times Nov 15, 1999.

  • Educating the Cut-and-Paste Generation, by Lorie Roth, Library Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 18: Nov 1, 1999 p. 42+.
  • "Forget about plagiarism, just teach," Rebecca Moore Howard. Chronicle of Higher Education, November 16, 2001, p.B24 [online access for those with a subscription]

  • "The Future of Scientific Publishing on the Web: Insights from Focus Groups of Chemists," Susan E. Searing and Leigh S. Estabrook. portal: Libraries and the Academy ,vol.1, no.1, January 2001, p 77-96.

  • Getting Serious Online: As Americans Gain Experience, they Use the Web More at Work, Write Emails with More Significant Content, Perform More Online Transactions, and Pursue More Serious Activities, Pew Internet and American Life Project, March 3, 2002,

  • Growing Up Digital, How the Web Changes Work, Education, and the Ways People Learn, John Seely Brown, Change, March/April 2000, p. 11-20. [Technology and educational change]

  • Information Literacy: Advancing Opportunities for Learning in the Digital Age, Aspen Institute.

  • Information Literacy as a Liberal Art, by Jeremy J. Shapiro and Shelley K. Hughes, Educom Review, vol.31, No.2, March/April 1996. [Information Literacy]

  • Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, Association of College and Research Libraries,
    [Information literacy defined, pedagogy, assessment, and more]

  • "Integrating information literacy into the curriculum; how is your library measuring up?" Cerise Oberman, Bonnie Gratch Lindauer, Betsy Wilson. C & RL News, May 1998, p.347-350. Includes Information Literacy IQ (Institutional Quotient) Test.

  • The Internet and Education: Findings of the Pew Internet and American Life Project, by Amanda Lenhart, Maya Simon, and Mike Graziano, September 1, 2001.

  • "Literacy 101for the Digital Age," by Carla Stoffle, American Libraries , Dec 1998 v29 i11 p46(3) [Information Literacy]

  • "On Plagiarism", Richard A. Posner, Atlantic Monthly, April 2002, p. 23.

  • A discussion from PBS Newshour on plagiarism by noted historians Stephen Ambrose and Doris Kearns. Includes discussion on how college campuses are dealing with standards. [Plagiarism]
  • Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities, Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University,

  • Student Learning in the Information Age, by Patricia Senn Breivik, American Council on Education, Higher Education Series, ORYX Press, 1998.

  • Teenage Life Online: the Rise of the Instant-message Generation and the Internet's Impact on Friendships and Family Relationships, by Amanda Lenhart, Lee Rainie, and Oliver Lewis, Pew Internet and American Life Project. June 20, 2001.

  • Web site helps 'U' set snare for cheaters; Professors can use the service if they wish. The university says preventing plagiarism is its chief goal. BYLINE: Mary Jane Smetanka; Staff Writer, Star Tribune, December 24, 2001; p.1A. [ Plagiarism; use of]

  • When technology transforms research methodology: the role of librarians in reforming the curriculum by Zhijia Shen & Keith Gresham. Reference Services Review . v.28, #4, 2000, pp.360-368 [online access requires subscription; Research methodologies]

  • Why Information Literacy? Empowering Teachers and Students in the Classroom and Beyond by Leora Baron in NEA Higher Education Advocate Online. Thriving in Academe Section.

Web Sites

Information Literacy

Institute for Information Literacy. Information Literacy in a Nutshell: Basic Information for Academic Administrators and Faculty.

Intellectual Property

Center for Academic Integrity

Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment

Copyown, a resource on copyright ownership for the Higher Education Community (University of Maryland)

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Home of, used by the U of M for checking student papers

Rebecca Moore Howard Web Site with links to related articles on Plagiarism

Technology and Cheating Resources
Website by Steve McKelvey, St. Olaf

Scholarly Publishing

ARL Issues in Scholarly Communication

Open Archives Initiative

Public Library of Science

PubMed Central

Social Science Research Network

SPARC - Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition