Robeson Library plagiarism video makes national news
The Chronicle of Higher Education knows a great project when it sees it. In a May 14th email
from the Chronicle's Wired Campus blog, Chronicle correspondent Andrea Foster highlighted the
plagiarism video series produced by Robeson Library's John Gibson and Vib Bowman, with
support from other faculty members, staff, and several student employees..
Ms. Foster wrote:
"Who would have thought educating students about plagiarism could be this entertaining?
Rutgers University's Paul Robeson Library has produced a four-part video
that tells students not to
steal one another's work and warns them that they could receive a failing grade from a course
or be expelled from the university if they are caught. It's a serious message but an amusing
video, with a photograph of a bobblehead professor speaking in an exaggeratedly schoolmarmish
tone to students, represented by 1950s-style headshots, who respond with gasps and bulging
To see the video series, please go to:
Congratulations to John and Vib for creating a informative and useful resource, now a
national model worthy of emulation.