Plagiarism is the most common form of academic misconduct and can lead to outright rejection. Often, authors accidentally commit plagiarism without even realizing it. This series aims to make authors aware of the different forms of plagiarism, the precautions to be taken to avoid them, and ways to defend themselves from false allegations of plagiarism.
A rise in academic misconduct over the past few years have made editors and reviewers extra vigilant. However, this can sometimes backfire, as revealed in this case…
- Kakoli Majumder
- October 28, 2015
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