I’ve been thinking a lot about this

The other day, I saw this tweet: Milton has a strong academic integrity policy, so clearly any students that got caught with this would face consequences.  Hamilton College (where I was a student) also had one so strong it led to the resignation of a President. There's a response to the tweet, that contrasts… Continue reading I’ve been thinking a lot about this

Ethics, Student stuff

Thinking About Plagiarism at #ALAAC17

Just before creating this blog post, I read A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin which poses some interesting moral and ethical questions for us to ponder. Courtney Lewis presented at ALA's Annual Conference on international students and plagiarism. It's something that I've been thinking about for a few years, because how we… Continue reading Thinking About Plagiarism at #ALAAC17

Books, Collection Development, Ethics, Musings

Some random thoughts on books and reading

For a variety of reasons, I've been home alone this past week and have had far too much energy for my own good. Which, of course, means that Things Are Getting Done: organizing, mostly, but reading and writing letters and blog posts (lucky readers!) and cleaning. Don't judge, but when I moved my books from… Continue reading Some random thoughts on books and reading