Posts Tagged "plagiarism"

BBC News: Teachers are thanking Melania Trump

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Articles, Faculty, Resources, Students | Comments Off on BBC News: Teachers are thanking Melania Trump

Teachers in the UK and the US are using Melania Trump’s speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention as an example of plagiarism that their students can understand. Read more by clicking here. 

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Richard Posner discusses plagiarism in the context of copyrights

Posted by on Aug 12, 2016 in Articles, Faculty, Resources, Students | Comments Off on Richard Posner discusses plagiarism in the context of copyrights

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As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods : New York Times

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles, News and Events | Comments Off on As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods : New York Times

As Historian’s Fame Grows, So Do Questions on Methods By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Published: January 11, 2002 For most of his career, the historian Stephen E. Ambrose was best known for his exhaustive multivolume biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon. He was respected in his field but seldom read by the general public until 1994, when he published ”D-Day,” a sentimental tale about rank-and-file soldiers. ”D-Day” became a best seller and changed Mr. Ambrose’s life. To manage his soaring income, Mr. Ambrose incorporated into what is now called...

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Ambrose Problems Date Back To Ph.D. Thesis : Forbes.com

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles, News and Events | Comments Off on Ambrose Problems Date Back To Ph.D. Thesis : Forbes.com

Ambrose Problems Date Back To Ph.D. Thesis Mark Lewis, 05.10.02, 3:00 PM ET Embattled historian Stephen Ambrose has issued a revised edition of The Wild Blue that purports to give credit where credit is due. He admits to copying “some phrases” and “a few sentences” in some of his books, but he denies that this practice amounts to plagiarism, and rejects the notion that attribution problems are endemic to his entire body of work. Ambrose’s apologia is unlikely to end the debate. It now appears that the problems in Wild Blue reflect a pattern that can be traced...

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How I Caused That Story : TIME

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in Articles, News and Events | Comments Off on How I Caused That Story : TIME

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 How I Caused That Story By Doris Kearns Goodwin I am a historian. with the exception of being a wife and mother, it is who I am. And there is nothing I take more seriously. In recent days, questions have been raised about how historians go about crediting their sources, and I have been caught up in the swirl. Ironically, the more intensive and far-reaching a historian’s research, the greater the difficulty of citation. As the mountain of material grows, so does the possibility of error. via How I Caused That Story — Printout —...

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