Leaving Plagiarism Decisions to the Academics

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Jun 5, 2013 4:22:00 PM

academic-board-u-sydneyIn both the U.S. and elsewhere, there has been a growing trend of plagiarism disputes in academia spilling over to the courtrooms. Whether it’s a student unhappy about about being expelled or a professor unhappy about being put up for termination, more and more are turning to outside adjudicators and even the court system for relief.

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CTRL-V Plagiarism in the News - Issue 11

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on May 29, 2013 11:41:00 AM

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The Challenge of Repeating Methods While Avoiding Plagiarism

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on May 25, 2013 6:32:00 AM

zhejiang university logoFor researchers, the methods section of a paper presents a unique set of challenges when trying to be original.

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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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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.
 

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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.
 
 

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- 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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Why Plagiarism in Politics Matters

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on May 17, 2013 12:46:00 PM

honesty politics pillarsWhen looking at plagiarism in politics, it’s easy to be floored by the spate of recent scandals, especially in Germany and Eastern Europe. It seems as if politician after politician are having their degrees revoked and/or are being forced to resign over plagiarism, often times involving dissertations written decades earlier.

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10 Years After Jayson Blair, Struggles with Plagiarism Remain

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on May 8, 2013 10:54:00 AM

jayson blair cnn larry kingTen years ago, the journalism world was in upheaval. On May 1, 2003, Jayson Blair, a young reporter at The New York Times, turned in his resignation following allegations of plagiarism made a couple of days earlier. The Times began to deeply investigate Blair’s work and, May 11th, less than two weeks later, released its findings in a mammoth “Correcting the Record” piece.

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Ethical Publishing: Tackling the Rise of Predatory Journals

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on May 2, 2013 10:33:00 AM

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CTRL-V Plagiarism in the News - Issue 10

Posted by Jonathan Bailey on Apr 26, 2013 11:18:00 AM

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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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April 25 Webcast: 5 Biggest Challenges from Front Lines of Publishing

Posted by Jessica Gopalakrishnan on Apr 16, 2013 9:31:00 AM
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