Questions tagged [plagiarism]

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

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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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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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Advisor sent paper to colleague and she surprise! Published like the exact thing--what should I do?

I'll skip the long backstory. Basically, I have reason to believe 500 plus references worth of work was scooped by my advisor's colleague because he emailed the document to her. And then he sent me an ...