10 Facts About Students and Plagiarism

Referencing as anti-plagiarism isn’t a topic that’s exclusively practiced and enforced in educational settings. Plagiarism prevention is a lifelong, practical skill; one that is especially important in today’s information-rich society. Educators spend countless hours teaching responsible use. Nearly every secondary and higher education institution has a plagiarism policy in place and professors strive hard to […] ...

Am I Plagiarizing?: An Advanced Infographic

Have you done a research paper or project before? Then you’re probably no stranger to the concept of plagiarism! It’s something we’re taught to be aware of, scared of, opposed to, and—above all else—avoid.  We’ve all seen how serious the consequences can be from stories at school and in the news: failing a class paper, […] ...

EasyBib Updates: NEW Grammar and Plagiarism Checker + Easier Citing

Hey EasyBib fans! We have exciting news to share. We’ve unveiled a new plagiarism and grammar checker just for students like you, plus updated our design to make citing even easier. Run a Plagiarism and Grammar Check with EasyBib Plus Now you can check your paper for unintentional plagiarism AND grammar errors without leaving EasyBib.com! Just copy and […] ...

QUIZ: Is it Plagiarism?

At its core, plagiarism is the unauthorized use of information from another person’s work without crediting that person correctly.  Committing plagiarism in your paper, whether intentionally or accidentally, can lead to serious consequences for your grade and academic career. By backing up your ideas with credible sources, you can easily avoid the trap of plagiarism, […] ...

Educating Against Plagiarism in High School

Life keeps teaching you the same lessons until you learn them. Next year, I will have finally learned my lesson about teaching plagiarism in high school: do it early.  At the beginning of the year I’m always so excited to meet my new students and learn about their literary interests and writing skills that I […] ...

5 Stories of Plagiarism in 2017

You may think of plagiarism only as something that students do when they are writing papers for school assignments. But did you know that plagiarism can also happen in the professional world, and sometimes even happens to well-known people and celebrities? Here are 5 famous instances of plagiarism from this past year that should inspire […] ...