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PLAGIARISM IS EASY, BUT IT IS ALSO EASY TO DETECT By Richa Tripathi S. Kumar
INTRODUCTION Plagiarism is an issue of great concern to in academic faculty. Plagiarism is a moral, ethical, and legal issue. Plagiarism has been around for centuries, but the Internet and the subsequent proliferation of information have made the problem more serious. Plagiarism is in all walks of life. Plagiarism is taking someone else's work and passing it off as one's own. Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work, or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offence
All of the following are considered plagiarism Turning in someone else's work as your own. Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit. Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit Copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or not.
TYPES OF PLAGIARISM Sources Not Cited The Ghost Writer The Photocopy The Potluck Paper The Poor Disguise The Labor of Laziness The Self-Stealer
Sources Cited (But Still Plagiarized) The Forgotten Footnote The Misinformer The Too-Perfect Paraphrase The Resourceful Citer The Perfect Crime
OTHER TYPES OF PLAGIARISM Copy and Paste Plagiarism Word Switch Plagiarism Metaphor Plagiarism Idea Plagiarism Reasoning Style/Organization Plagiarism Data Plagiarism
CopyCatch Gold EduTie.com EVE2: Essay Verification Engine Glatt Plagiarism Program Google Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC): Electronic Plagiarism Detection JISC Plagiarism Advisory Service Continued
Jplag Library Electronic Databases Moss Plagiarism.org The Plagiarism Resource Site PlagiServe Turnitin WordCHECK
HOW TO AVOIDE PLAGIARISM Another person's idea, opinion, or theory. Any facts, statistics, graphs, drawings, any pieces of information that are not common knowledge. Quotations of another person's actual spoken or written words. Paraphrase of another person's spoken or written words.
SCIENTIFIC PLAGIRISM IN INDIA Some Instances Prof. B.S. Rajput controversy Gopal Kundu controversy Prof. K. Kumar controversy Anna University controversy Prof Adhikary Controversy Dr. Kamlakar Singh Case
CONCLUSION In india, in absence of database of theses and dissertations,it is easy to plagarise them from one university to anther and even in the same university. Plagiarism in project work is common and difficult to detect. I come acoross unique form of plagarism where photocopies M.L.I.Sc dissertation have been used by another college in the different years.Also in the case in many other subjects Ph.D. theses are also alleged to use plagarism practices. In another kind, Ph.D. theses include word toword translation from English to Hindi of a book in most of its chapter. India require an antiplagirism policy in academic and develop its own anti plagirism software. with the above discussion it is clear that if plagiarism is easy the tools to detect the plagiarism are also avaliable easly. Beware and avoid plagiarism otherwise you may be another example being quoted "XYZ Controversy."M.L.I.Sc
SUGGESSIONS Preparation of data bases of thesis for Ph.D submitted to universities. Compulsory submission of Electronic copy in a data base of the UGC which should be open before award so that any one can detect plagirism & bring to the universities. Prepration of data bases of articles published in conferences & journals in India which are not covered international database. Taking an affidavit from the candidate regarding no use of plagirised material