Plagiarism in scientific writing: words or ideas?

Habibzadeh, Farrokh; Shashok, Karen
August 2011
Croatian Medical Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p576
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on plagiarism in scientific writing, which refers to the act of appropriation of ideas, processes or words without giving appropriate credit. It discusses the two general categories of plagiarism such as ideas or text. The authors mention that the originality in scientific writing is in the scientific content, which is more important than the writer and wordings. They add that the duplication and redundancy of publication is misconduct and waste of resources.


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