Ctrl-V - Plagiarism in the News - Issue 2

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Sep 12, 2012 9:02:00 AM

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Tagged:  Current Events, Newsletter




Takeaways from the Lehrer and Zakaria Plagiarism Scandals

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Aug 24, 2012 10:07:00 AM

How serious are the Lehrer and Zakaria plagiarism cases? Listen to this lively discussion between Jason Chu at Turnitin and Jonathan Bailey at Plagiarism Today for observations of both journalists, thoughts on their futures, and ways journalists can best avoid plagiarism.

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Tagged:  Best Practices, Interviews




Ctrl-V - Plagiarism in the News - Issue 1

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Aug 16, 2012 4:35:00 AM

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Tagged:  Newsletter




“Correcting the Literature”: Self-Plagiarism and Retractions

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jun 29, 2012 9:17:00 AM

cope-logo-publication-ethicsTwo topics from the latest issue of the Committee on Publication Ethics’ (COPE) newsletter, “Ethical Editing” resonated with me -- self-plagiarism and retractions. Since the iThenticate blog has covered both of these topics in depth this past year, I wanted to share some new and additional perspectives on these topics with our readers. Thanks go out to COPE for their permission to share their insights concerning ethical writing!

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Tagged:  Resources




Interview: What Researchers & Journals Can Do to Prevent Self-plagiarism

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Jun 18, 2012 3:27:00 PM

We recently caught up with plagiarism expert, Jonathan Bailey of CopyByte and Plagiarism Today. Bailey provides consultation to writers, attorneys, researchers and anyone who needs advice on plagiarism, content theft and copyright issues. In this interview, Jason Chu of iThenticate asks Bailey about his thoughts on the repercussions of self-plagiarism, and how it can be avoided.

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Tagged:  Interviews




Costs of Research Plagiarism and Misconduct (Infographic)

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on May 21, 2012 9:29:00 AM

With the rise of plagiarism checker technology over the past decade, scholarly misconduct allegations are at an all time high within the scientific, technical and medical research community. These uncovered cases have led to serious concerns about the damages caused by plagiarism and other forms of misconduct. To help put the issues into perspective, iThenticate has created a visual infographic. An extension of the recent iThenticate report, True Costs of Research Misconduct, this infographic illustrates the growing trouble with plagiarism and other forms of research misconduct, and the types of damages that are incurred.

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Tagged:  Resources




Professor Checks Co-Authored Articles for Plagiarism

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on May 4, 2012 5:00:00 AM

Featuring: Davinder Malhotra, Professor of Finance at Philadelphia University

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Tagged:  Academic, Interviews




Top Ranked Business School Checks Reports for Plagiarism

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Apr 4, 2012 4:00:00 AM

ivey publishingFeaturing: Sheryl Gregson, Manager of Business Systems from The Richard Ivey School of Business

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Tagged:  Best Practices, Interviews




Top Financial Services Firm Relies on Plagiarism Checker

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Mar 27, 2012 4:00:00 AM

amba-research-logoFeaturing: Suma Ramachandran, Editor, Amba Research

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Tagged:  Best Practices




New Ideas for Giving Attribution on the Web

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Mar 21, 2012 11:28:00 AM

With access to written work at the fingertips of millions of people online, instances of plagiarism have dramatically risen in recent years. Many bloggers and social media voices are unaware of how (or why) to give proper attribution to the original author or source. Ideas on how to do so have been considered over the years -- e.g. inline source links -- for how to ensure that authors receive credit for their work, but none have been completely effective in citing the original source.

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Tagged:  Best Practices