CONSEQUENCES OF PLAGIARISM Plagiarism is not just unethical; there are legal repercussions for taking the legal property of someone else. Plagiarism defined by law is the taking of writing or ideas of an individual or entity and using them as one’s own. Plagiarism can affect students, journalists, professional, authors and anyone who creates a product.
PLAGIARISM CASES AROUND THE WORLD When it comes to plagiarism, students aren’t the only offenders. Even politicians, artists, writers and educators have been charged with plagiarism and found guilty of stealing others’ work. Moreover, plagiarism cases are documented throughout history; this crime is nothing new. Here are some of the world’s most high-profile plagiarism cases:
AVOIDING PLAGIARISM TIPS AND TRICKS A single act of plagiarism can destroy your academic career, yet it can be surprisingly easy to accidentally use someone else’s ideas in your work without giving them credit. While this is most likely to happen when you are new to research-based writing, even advanced students are at risk for
PARAPHRASING PLAGIARISM AND WAYS TO DETECT IT Plagiarism - or taking credit for someone else's ideas, words, or pictures - can escape the eyes of a student if it has been a paraphrase of another person's words. Since quotation marks are not used when something is paraphrased, it can easily escape the grasp of a
TRANSLATION PLAGIARISM: A MODERN DAY CONCERN Whether you are familiar with the term or not, translation plagiarism is a relatively new way that individuals are copying another’s written work. It involves taking written content and translating it to another language in hopes of reduced plagiarism detection. Translated plagiarism is based off the thought that some
AVOIDING COPY PASTE PLAGIARISM Anyone who has reached school age should know that copying someone else's work and claiming it as their own is wrong. In writing, this is called copy paste plagiarism and it is unfortunately becoming more commonplace as the information age progresses. Students have access to a glut of already-written articles on
EXAMPLES OF PLAGIARISM. HOW TO NOTICE AND REMOVE EASILY Plagiarism comes in plenty of forms. Whether it is intentional or not, it can easily be spotted if someone knows what to look for. In this article we will introduce you to the four most common plagiarism examples. We hope that these examples of plagiarism will