Now See Results in a New Way | November Newsletter

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Nov 19, 2013 10:23:06 AM

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Edition 19 (November 2013):  WHAT'S NEW?  |  DID YOU KNOW?  |  CUSTOMER INSIGHTS  |  COMMUNITY


 

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Introducing the Document Viewer. It's the newest way to view Similarity Reports. If you haven't seen it already, login to see what you've been missing! The Document Viewer displays uploaded files in their original format and has several other key benefits, including easily identifiable areas of matching text within the document, the ability to view underlying sources for a top source, and the ability to print out the formatted report with match highlights identified. Plus, our 'match tuning' has been enhanced. This means an improved quality of matches found within reports.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE | WEBCAST

Plagiarism detection software is accessible, affordable and effective, yet many misunderstandings exist about its use. This webcast features a lively discussion between two of the creators of the paper, "7 Misconceptions of Plagiarism Detection Software".

 

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WHY TAXAUDIT.COM VALUES ITHENTICATE

A core value of TaxAudit, particularly in its education department, is integrity. Though plagiarism may often be accidental, it could damage a company's reputation. To prevent incidents, TaxAudit.com has integrated iThenticate into its educational and marketing editorial processes. Their director of communications discusses their reasons for using plagiarism detection software more in-depth in this video.
 

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CROSSREF ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Product Manager of iThenticate, Mark Ricksen, hosted a  CrossCheck session at last week's CrossRef User Group Meeting. "CrossCheck usage has increased almost twofold this year as scholarly publishers continue to adopt plagiarism detection technology into their editorial processes to ensure the originality of published works," said Ricksen.
 

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Latest 3 BLOG POSTS

 

Why U.S. and German Plagiarism Scandals....
5 People Accused of Twagiarism...
- Self-plagiarism in Journalism

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- Beyond the Plagiarism Report
- ACS Implements CrossCheck Plagiarism Screening
- iThenticate to Attend AMWA Conference

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TaxAudit.com: Using iThenticate to Prevent Plagiarism and Maintain Integrity

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Nov 18, 2013 3:03:00 PM

One of TaxAudit's core values, particularly in its education department, is integrity. Though plagiarism may often be accidental, an incident, depending on the level of severity, could damage a company's reputation. To prevent such incidents, TaxAudit.com has integrated iThenticate into its educational and marketing editorial processes. Their director of communications discusses their reasons for using plagiarism detection software more in-depth in the following video.

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Beyond the Plagiarism Report - October Newsletter

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Oct 24, 2013 6:05:00 AM

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Edition 18 (October 2013):  WHAT'S NEW?   |   DID YOU KNOW?   |   CUSTOMER INSIGHTS   |   COMMUNITY


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What are the precise steps an editorial team takes in determining whether or not a manuscript contains plagiarism? The complexity of plagiarism challenges editors in many ways, a challenge they take very seriously and handle cautiously and thoroughly. In this webcast, Charlotte Seidman, managing editor for Elsevier journal, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, starts inside the plagiarism report—describing best practices for identifying duplication and interpreting results—then takes us beyond the plagiarism report, illustrating how it can be used as a multi-faceted decision-making tool.

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PRESENTING iTHENTICATE'S NEW LOOK


Indeed we have updated our website! The refreshed appearance and layout includes a simpler navigation, a slicker page layout and improved search capabilities. These changes will provide an improved experience for visitors and customers. We invite you to browse around and send us any feedback.

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ACS IMPLEMENTS CROSSCHECK PLAGIARISM SCREENING


The American Chemical Society recently issued a press release highlighting its extended use of CrossCheck powered by iThenticate. ACS has decided to provide its 40+ journals access to the plagiarism detection service in an effort to deter forms of duplication, including self-plagiarism.

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AMWA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 6-9, OHIO


Attendees at the upcoming AMWA annual conference will have an opportunity to hear about plagiarism in the medical industry during a panel discussion titled, "The Rising Tide of Plagiarism in Medical Writing". Speaking on the panel is Jonathan Bailey of Plagiarism Today, Jason Chu of Plagiarism.org and S. R. Distelhorst of Northwest Health Communications.
 
 


Latest 3 BLOG POSTS


- Self-plagiarism in Journalism
- Another Month, Another German...
- WhatCulture Authors Plagiarize Articles...

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Last NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS


- Decoding Types of Plagiarism in Research
- Interview with Kailash Balani, iGroup, India
- 2 New Features Added to iThenticate

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Beyond the Plagiarism Report

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Oct 22, 2013 11:25:00 AM
What are the precise steps an editorial team takes in determining whether or not a manuscript contains plagiarism? The complexity of plagiarism challenges editors in many ways, a challenge they take very seriously and handle cautiously and thoroughly. In this webcast, managing editor for American Journal of Preventive Medicine (an Elsevier journal), Charlotte Seidman, starts inside the plagiarism report—describing best practices for identifying duplication and interpreting results—then takes us beyond the plagiarism report, illustrating how it can be used as a multi-faceted decision-making tool.

Watch the video discussion ( 19:14 minutes):
 

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What you need to know about plagiarism software [video]

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Oct 11, 2013 7:00:00 AM

Plagiarism detection software is accessible, affordable and effective, yet many common misunderstandings exist about its use, functionality and capabilities. With this in mind, we recently released a paper that revealed seven misconceptions of plagiarism software. To elaborate even further on these points, two of the creators of the paper—Hallie Kapner and Jonathan Bailey—have recorded a brief video discussion. Together, they explore practical details of plagiarism software, give advice about proper usage, and even touch on best practices of scholarly writing, editing and publishing as it pertains to plagiarism detection.

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Decoding Plagiarism & Attribution in Research - September Newsletter

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Sep 26, 2013 3:01:00 AM

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Edition 17 (September 2013):  WHAT'S NEW?   |   DID YOU KNOW?   |   CUSTOMER INSIGHTS   |   COMMUNITY


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REPORT: Researcher Insights into the Types of Plagiarism and Attribution Issues

For universities, research organizations and scholarly publishers to formulate a truly comprehensive strategy for addressing and preventing plagiarism, a thorough understanding of the many shades of duplication in research is critical. To facilitate this exploration, iThenticate asked several hundred researchers to weigh in on their understanding and experiences with various forms of plagiarism and attribution issues. This report highlights ten types of issues sorted by perceived severity and commonness, provides an example of each type of breach, and includes suggestions for avoiding these pitfalls.

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NEW: SECTION EXCLUSION & DETAIL REPORT

 

iThenticate has added two new features: Section Exclusion and Detail Report. Section Exclusion allows users to set folders or Similarity Reports to exclude matches to a document’s “Abstract” or “Methods and Materials” sections within a Similarity Report. Also, administrators can now access Originality Reports from the “Detail” report within the Manage Users section of iThenticate.
 

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EXPANDING PLAGIARISM POLICIES FOR DOCTORAL THESES IN INDIA


The UGC's new regulations in India require universities that award MPhil/PhD degrees to begin “using well-developed software” to detect plagiarism, in an effort to curtail and avoid many of the academic plagiarism scandals that have plagued other nations. Kailash Balani provides insight into the decision and how iThenticate is playing an important role.

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CTRL-V PLAGIARISM IN THE NEWS


iThenticate's newsletter, CTRL-V, discusses the latest and most pressing stories around plagiarism and scholarly misconduct issues. CTRL-V features Jonathan Bailey from Plagiarism Today who provides expert analysis on the issues of the day. Get on the mailing list by signing up for blog updates.
 
 
 


Latest 3 BLOG POSTS


- iPhone Plagiarism Allegations for Doctors
- Using Humor to Counter Plagiarism
- Why Technology Isn't the Root of Plagiarism

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Last NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS


- Plagiarism Detection Software Misconceptions
- Interview with IEEE U-UFCC Technical Editor
- 3 New Features Added to iThenticate

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Plagiarism Detection Software Misconceptions - July Newsletter

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jul 18, 2013 5:25:00 AM

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Edition 16 (July 2013):  WHAT'S NEW?   |   DID YOU KNOW?   |   CUSTOMER INSIGHTS   |   COMMUNITY


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Plagiarism detection software is accessible, affordable and effective, yet many common misperceptions exist about its use and limitations. This paper explores seven myths that surround plagiarism detection and provides guidance on how to best use these tools to ensure originality of an author’s own work, or of work submitted for publication or grant application.

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NEW FEATURES & FUNCTIONALITY

 

Now that the Document Viewer (DV) report mode has been removed from Beta, all users are encouraged to make the switch to using the DV to review document results. Also, three new features are available:

  • File size has been increased to 40MB
  • Print and download is now available in the DV
  • Small Source Exclusion and Small Match Exclusion

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INTERVIEW WITH IEEE T-UFFC TECHNICAL EDITOR


The technical editor for IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, a non-animal science journal published by the Federation of Animal Science Societies shares his perspective on plagiarism, experiences with different plagiarism instances, and insights into self-citation as well as the pressure to publish.

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CTRL-V PLAGIARISM IN THE NEWS


iThenticate's newsletter, CTRL-V, discusses the latest and most pressing stories around plagiarism and scholarly misconduct issues. CTRL-V features Jonathan Bailey from Plagiarism Today who provides expert analysis on the issues of the day. Get on the mailing list by signing up for blog updates.
 
 
 


Latest 3 BLOG POSTS


- Is it plagiarism when politicians copy ideas?
- Surprisingly common problem of serial plagiarists
- Plagiarism allegation muddies Lehrer's comeback

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Last NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS


- Webcast: Plagiarism Highest Concern
- Monthly Live, Online Training Webcasts
- Educating Scholars on Ethics & Plagiarism (USAID)

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Plagiarism: A Threat to the Integrity of Scientific Record

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jul 10, 2013 8:56:00 AM

ieee uffc logoHow big of a problem is plagiarism and why? This question was the basis of a conversation I had with Ron Keller, the technical editor for the IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, a non-animal science journal published by the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS). Keller shared his perspective on plagiarism, experiences with different plagiarism instances, and insights into self-citation as well as the pressure to publish. Watch the video below for highlights or read below for the full discussion.

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May Newsletter - Webcast: Survey Reveals Plagiarism as Top Concern

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on May 19, 2013 5:47:00 AM

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Edition 15 (May 2013):  WHAT'S NEW?   |   DID YOU KNOW?   |   CUSTOMER INSIGHTS   |   COMMUNITY

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WEBCAST: PLAGIARISM HIGHEST CONCERN

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Last month the council chair at COPE, Ginny Barbour, and the university research chair at OHRI, David Moher, helped reveal the results of an iThenticate survey that probed the top ethical and industry concerns of journal editors. Watch the webcast or read along, and get the full report of survey findings.

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MONTHLY LIVE, ONLINE TRAINING WEBCASTS

 

iThenticate now offers live, online training sessions to show new users and customers how to use the service effectively. Both sessions -- Introduction to iThenticate and CrossCheck Introduction to iThenticate -- are scheduled each month and include a demonstration on how to switch to the new report view, Document Viewer (DV). No registration is required.
 

SEE TRAINING SCHEDULE »

 

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EDUCATING SCHOLARS ON ETHICS & PLAGIARISM


What is the best way to protect an organization from being associated with plagiarism? A subcontractor from USAID spoke to us about working with researchers from around the world.  She shared how she mitigated risks by educating scholars about plagiarism and ethical issues, and implementing plagiarism detection software.
 

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CTRL-V PLAGIARISM IN THE NEWS


iThenticate's newsletter, CTRL-V, discusses the latest and most pressing stories around plagiarism and scholarly misconduct issues. CTRL-V features Jonathan Bailey from Plagiarism Today who provides expert analysis on the issues of the day. Get on the mailing list by signing up for blog updates.
 
 

Top 3 BLOG POSTS


- 10 Years After Jayson Blair...
- Rise of Predatory Journals...
- When Plagiarism and Copyright Collide

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Last NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS


- Plagiarism Report: Medical Research (PDF)
- Have you tried the new DV report mode?
- Plagiarism: From Freelancers to Editors (Ebyline)

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Reducing the Risk: Educating Scholars on Ethics and Plagiarism

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Apr 22, 2013 10:42:00 AM

usaid logoWhat would you do if, while reviewing papers written by scholars, you repeatedly found papers to contain around 30% of unattributed, copied work? How would you handle working with these scholars? How would you protect your institution/organization from being associated with such plagiarism? This is a similar situation that Sarah S., subcontractor for USAID, found herself in. Having worked extensively with researchers, particularly from developing countries, Sarah was put to the test to mitigate risks by educating scholars about plagiarism and ethical issues, and using iThenticate plagiarism detection software. Sarah spoke to me about her experiences in this exclusive interview.

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