PLAGIARISM :HOW TO CONTROL THE UNETHICAL PRACTICE?

Vijayamma, Ratheebhai (2015) PLAGIARISM :HOW TO CONTROL THE UNETHICAL PRACTICE? In: 4th international symposium on emerging trends and technologies in libraries and information services, 6-8th january 2015, Jaypee Institute of information technology,Noida Uttarpradesh,India.

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Abstract

‘Plagiarism’the unethical ,unauthorized practice of using others intellectual wealth for one’s own use. According to “MLA Handbook for writers of research paper” plagiarism refers to a form of cheating that has been defined as a “false assumption of authorship. Using another persons ideas ,information or expressions without acknowledging that persons work or passing on another persons ideas information or expression as your own to get some advantage”.Eventhough technology has eased the way to plagiarize, it also developed mechanism to check this unethical practice of writers. ‘turnitin’ is such a software which can be used to check the percentage of matching material available in digital format.This paper is a small attempt to find out what is plagiarism ,its history and the type of plagiarism prevalent among students and how ‘turnitin’ is helpful to control it.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plagiarism,unethical practices
Subjects: Communication > MIC Manipal
Depositing User: MIC Library
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2015 06:58
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2015 06:58
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141605

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