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10 Types of Plagiarism and Attribution Issues
[Report] Survey Identifies Most Common Types -- Interactive Chart and Posters Help Promote Integrity
As cases of plagiarism in academia and at scholarly journals rise, much discussion has centered on methods of preventing and detecting plagiarism and applying appropriate consequences. 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 is critical. This report includes:
10 types of issues sorted by perceived severity and commonness
Examples for each type to help increase awareness of ethical behaviors
Suggestions for avoiding these pitfalls and improving integrity
Did You Know?
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.
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.
Turnitin's 2015 Plagiarism Education Week conference examines how current global trends are affecting our values, especially those related to education, and proposes strategies on how we can address these challenges. Educational experts, passionate educators and Turnitin All-Stars will share their perspectives, lessons, and research.