Challenges and Prospects in Supporting Institutional Academic Integrity Through Library’s Services in Central Asia Region: Case Study from Kazakhstan

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Abstract

Libraries become increasingly involved in raising students awareness about academic integrity through information literacy program. Commonly recognized as information hubs, the libraries are supposed to provide plagiarism education with access to information related technologies and services such as text- matching software. Supporting academic integrity by libraries in Kazakhstan is framed in the context of cultural, administrative and technological issues. The purpose of the study is to determine the challenges in implementing international policies and practices in preventing plagiarism and promoting academic ethics by libraries. It also intends to identify the prospects of library involvement with academic integrity in the institutional level, emerging on teaching and training practice, librarians-faculty collaboration and policy-making partnership.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 4th Annual International Conference on Academic Integrity
Subtitle of host publicationBest Practices in Promoting and Implementing Academic Integrity: Global and Regional Perspectives
PublisherKAZGUU University
Pages33-51
ISBN (Print)978-6017450625
Publication statusPublished - May 16 2019

Keywords

  • academic integrity
  • information literacy
  • libraries

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