Journalists traffic in breaking news and new ideas, where the currency of the medium is the fresh and the novel. For researchers, the coin of the land is trust and the integrity of their research, often based on time intensive and committed work. And yet, what we seem to expect from researchers are a flood of new articles and fresh ideas. Whether it’s competing for limited publication space or gaining career-cementing exposure, we as an audience ask researchers to constantly surprise us.
In light of these pressures, it’s no wonder that issues of self-plagiarism are on the rise. Join iThenticate and three notable panelists for this 1-hour virtual discussion as they unpack this widely misunderstood issue.
Featuring: Kelly McBride from Poynter, Rachael Lammey from CrossRef and Jonathan Bailey from Plagiarism Today