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A Cool Flowchart to Teach Students How to Cite and Credit Images ~ Educational Technolo... - 77 views

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    "Our job as teachers is to draw our students attention to the fact that copy-paste culture is destructive and that appropriate citations and crediting back the sources, if ever we are allowed to, are two important things we always need to invoke as we are dealing with both digital and non digital content.  I have an entire section in this blog packed full of resources, tools and tips on how to teach your students about copyright, check it out here to learn more.

    Today, I am sharing with you this wonderful flowchart I come across in digital inspiration. You can use it with you students to teach them about the kinds of images to cite and how to do so."
Sally Dooley

Citelighter - The fully automated bibliography, research, citation, and internet highli... - 26 views

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    Beth Gourley of ASMSA reviews it: "... like many cite generators the citation generation is sloppy, and it needs a good deal of editing....when using citation generators, NoodleTools gets the citation format correct."
Cathy Oxley

What is Plagiarism? Rutgers University Library - 30 views

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    Test your knowledge of plagiarism and citation with these quirky videos from Rutgers University Library.
Dennis OConnor

Using Diigo in the Classroom - Student Learning with Diigo - 31 views

      • Diigo is a powerful information capturing, storing, recalling and sharing tool. Here are just a few of the possibilities with Diigo:

        • Save important websites and access them on any computer.
        • Categorize websites by titles, notes, keyword tags, lists and groups.
        • Search through bookmarks to quickly find desired information.
        • Save a screenshot of a website and see how it has changed over time.
        • Annotate websites with highlighting or virtual "sticky notes."
        • View any annotations made by others on any website visited.
        • Share websites with groups or the entire Diigo social network.
        • Comment on the bookmarks of others or solicit comments to your shared bookmarks.
Jane Lofton

How do I cite a tweet? - 25 views

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    FAQ from the MLA Handbook Online about how to cite a tweet.
Dennis OConnor

How Georgia Tech Has Shown the Perils of SOPA - 4 views

  • This has been a tough week for open education, at least in higher education.  First came the news that Georgia Tech has taken down a 14-year-old student wiki site that allowed discussions and collaboration across courses and across semesters.  Next came the news of more details on proposed intellectual property laws in Congress, dubbed SOPA for Stop Online Piracy Act, that are being drafted in a draconian manner to protect content providers while taking away reasonable “safe harbor” protections for internet site operators.  Despite the nominal differences in these two pieces of legislation, I think that the Georgia Tech FERPA decision has shown just how dangerous SOPA could be to higher education.
  • Bryan Alexander recently summarized a Google+ hangout discussion on the topic of SOPA’s potential affect on higher education, and I think the group hit on some very important points.

    Under the bill’s terms aggrieved IP holders can cut financial support to such sites, or have them shut down, or have their Web locations blocked at the Domain Name Services (DNS) level.  The US attorney general can apparently create a blacklist of offending Web sites.  Internet service providers (ISPs) would no longer have “safe harbor” protection; instead, they would be liable for content whose publication and access they facilitated. [snip]

    Safe harbor - this may be the crux of the matter for schools.  If ISPs no longer have safe harbor protection, campuses acting as ISPs will have extra incentive to police existing content, and to enforce more scrutiny of new creations. IT departments will have more work, much as librarians.  Financially strapped institutions will have additional problems. [snip]

    Fair use - SOPA makes no provision for that 1976 doctrine.  Indeed, schools might find supporting fair use less appealing if infringement risks are more salient.    Risk aversion might lead to decreased fair use claims.

Fran Hughes

Citelighter - 24 views

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    "Citelighter is an easy-to-use academic research tool that utilizes a community of students to help you find valuable content, automatically cite sources, and provide an organizational framework for writing your papers."
Sally Dooley

EasyBib Research - 10 views

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    Social research? An escalation in the citationwars.
Sally Dooley

University of Texas Plagiarism - 13 views

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    Citation game chalenging students to decide whether the incident is plagiarism.
Martha Hickson

CiteULike: Everyone's library - 2 views

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    How could this be used to share information with group members, keep track of sources, turn stuff in to teachers... It's limitations might be that unlike diigo it doesn't have a notetaking or highlighting tool. It was meant for academia but could be repurposed.
Laura Gardner

OttoBib - Free Automatic Easy Bibliography Generator. Fast! MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - 0 views

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    OttoBib generates bibliographies automatically. OttoBib looks up all information by ISBN for you. It can generate a full bibliography and a permanent URL for future reference.
Ann Gillespie

Zotero - 1 views

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    Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work - in the web browser itself.
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    also have a look at the blog http://librariansarego.blogspot.com/
    for more information on how to use this app.
    Download as a firefox addon and then install the Word or OpenOffice addon too so that the two integrate. Be sure to see the video which accompanies the word app download to see how it all integrates.
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