Please Don't Cheat is dedicated to informing secondary students and their teachers of copyright law, plagiarism policies, and caveats in order to uphold literary integrity and digital ethics through a compilation of various media. The website was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Insitute of Museum and Library Services. Watch the site for powerful interactive updates.
- A grant was awarded to the NYS Library Association in part to construct a website concerning "Copyright in a Copy Paste World" in the effort to instruct students against widespread use of plagiarism in the secondary schools.
- Audience - secondary students from the 6th grade through the 12th year of high school.
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This website is viewed by 500-1500 students and educators per month nationwide and used in school systems to instruct students about plagiarism. Watch sson for powerful interactivity and more instructive methods for the school systems.