Links

Below is a list of links from the project’s literature review on visual plagiarism:

Articles

  • Crace, J. (2007). ‘Here’s one I ripped off earlier’, Guardian, 23 January 2007. View article.
  • Porter, M. (2010). ‘A consideration of academic misconduct in the creative disciplines: from inspiration to imitation and acceptable incorporation’, EMERGE, Issue 2, p. 1-16. View article.

Case Studies

  • Blythman, M., Orr, S. and Mullin, J. (2007). ‘Reaching a consensus: plagiarism in non-text based media’, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. View case study.

Conference Papers

  • Blythman, M. and Porter, M. (2008). ‘Visual plagiarism: perspectives from two institutions’, Third International Plagiarism Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 23-25 June 2008. View abstract.
  • Bowman, S. (2008). ‘The creativity of plagiarism’, Third International Plagiarism Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 23-25 June 2008. View paper / slides.
  • Clements, M. (2010). ‘Creating a culture of honesty and prevention: textual and visual plagiarism’, Fourth International Plagiarism Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 21-23 June 2010. View slides.
  • Kleiman, P. (2008). ‘It’s plagiarism, Jim. But not as we know it’, Tackling plagiarism and academic misconduct event, Universities UK, London, 19 November 2008. View slides.
  • Kleiman, P. (2010). ‘Different shades of grey: the arts of plagiarism’, Tackling plagiarism through policy and practice workshop, MacDonald Holyrood Hotel, Edinburgh, 19 March 2010. View abstract.
  • Porter, M. (2010). ‘Beyond simple textual plagiarism: some probable issues and possible answers’, Fourth International Plagiarism Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle, 21-23 June 2010. View paper / slides.
  • Vinton, L. and Wareing, S. (2011). ‘Or is it homage? Preventing and dealing with plagiarism in multi-disciplinary contexts’, Fifth Institutional Policies and Procedures for Managing Student Plagiarism Event, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 9 June 2011. View slides.

Guides and Teaching Tips

  • Academy of Art University (2010). Teaching tip: refining your teaching – visual plagiarism. San Francisco: Academy of Art University. View teaching tip.
  • Porter, M. (2009). Beyond text based plagiarism: A paradigm for tackling academic misconduct in the creative disciplines (Red Guide). Newcastle: Northumbria University. View guide.

Organisations

  • ACID (Anti-Copying in Design) is a membership organisation for designers and manufacturers, which raises awareness and encourages respect for Intellectual Property.
  • Aktion Plagiarius aims to inform the public about the problem of fakes and plagiarism and the impact that they have on small companies and individual designers. They also award the Annual Plagiarius awards.

Websites

  • Designers and Illustrators Against Plagiarism is a Facebook page for independent designers who are “fed up with the corps getting away with thieving our work and ideas.” The page was set up by illustrator Gemma Correll.
  • Everything is a Remix is a four-part web video series about influence and appropriation in creation. The series was produced by filmmaker Kirby Ferguson.
  • Similarities is an image set on Flickr which presents pairs of images that are visually similar in one way or another. They are presented without judgement and viewers can form their own opinions about what they see. The image set was compiled by Bob Caruthers, a retired Professor of Graphic Design.
  • You Thought We Wouldn’t Notice is an open blog where members of the public can identify and debate suspected cases of visual plagiarism.