Questions tagged [plagiarism]

Plagiarism is the practice of taking credit for someone else’s work.

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Is it okay to copy somebody else's words and sentences?

So I am writing my master's thesis, and am reading a lot of papers. I usually do a lot of 'backtracking' (meaning, read one paper, then look at who they cited and go read those papers). Doing this, I ...
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Checking Plagiarism among student's work (PDF documents)

I want to check the plagiarism among the students work. I have student's assignments and looking forward if I can make some settings in Turnitin to test the plagiarism only among student's work. I ...
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How to accurately check for cause of plagiarism for programming assignments with online content

I heard that most of the code plagiarism checkers use MOSS for evaluation. But MOSS doesn't check for any content in GitHub or present on the internet. How do we exactly tackle the problem of checking ...
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How can I compare photos and PDFs submitted for an online math test to detect for plagiarism?

I have a group of 1000 students giving an online math test, and 10 teachers (each one evaluating 100 students). Some of the students sent photos and others sent PDF files for their submissions. I ...
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In the related work section of a dissertation, can I use images and source code from other articles, with attribution?

I'm brushing up the related work section of my master's dissertation, and it would be very useful to include some diagrams and code snippets from other articles on that section (and that section alone)...
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Citation depth dilemma (writing sci. article for peer review journal)

The scenario: in an article, found a point/claim/fact that would fit/support perfectly a broader point I'm trying to construct (@Related works section) The dilemma: Whom to cite? a) only the ...
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Masters student used part of PhD student's work

I am a PhD student doing research in a university. I was working on a research project which would be part of my thesis and upon completion of some parts of it I submitted the draft manuscript to my ...
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How do I use examples from someone else's book in my thesis (APA style 7th edition)?

I am writing my first Linguistic thesis and am struggling with a question I can't find an answer to. Since it is a Linguistic paper I need some word and abbreviation examples, which are provided by ...
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Can students use Turnitin to view papers submitted by other students in the class?

Does the Turnitin Similarity Report show students snippets from papers submitted by other students in the same class? For example, say John submits his paper a few days before the due date. Then Tim ...
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Do you need to cite generalizations in introductory paragraphs and topic sentences?

Suppose Jack Smith writes an article proving that Renaissance ideology can exist in the modern era through technology, and that this proves that the ideology can be reconceptualized in other regards, ...
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Instructor's manual -- model answers from it by instructor

For a textbook, there is an instructor's manual provided by the publisher to the instructor that has prescribed the textbook in a course. The instructor sets some questions from the textbook as ...
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Publish Abstract of Research paper in Researchgate before appearing in IEEE Xplore

I have 3 research papers accepted in 2 different intl. conferences in July'21 and the co-authors presented the papers already in August,21 (conferences are IEEE Sponsored, and going to index/publish ...
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May a piece of results be presented in two theses?

Let A be a Ph.D. student who had defined a master project for a master student called B. The topic was indeed a part of the overall Ph.D. problem statement of A. To make it feasibly doable by B, A had ...
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Academic dishonesty: Sending material to other group members?

To help with the rest of the members for the group assignment I sent some images of a guide on how to do academic research for assignments. This ordinarily came from another unit of mine, which was ...
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copy paste from another research (for figures)

I know that we should not copy paste any text from one research. it is form of plagerisim. but can I copy a figure/chart from one research and put it in mine (with mentioning the reference) ?