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Posts tagged with "plagiarism"

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    You Have to Give Credit Where Credit is Due

    A few weeks ago, the visual science journal I edit received a manuscript from an outstanding group of research physicians at a major university center.  In addition to two senior authors, the manuscript had four additional authors, each of whose credentials and roles in the study were well defined.  On reading the manuscript, my impressio… Read More
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    Avoiding Plagiarism

    It seems like a no-brainer that you shouldn’t take someone else’s research or words, slap your name on it, and submit it to a journal. However, quite a few scientists out there seem to have missed this simple lesson. Consider these responses by authors who duplicated content and citations from earlier published articles: “To be… Read More
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    NSF Tells PIs: Take Ownership of Your Proposals

    Every federal agency has an inspector general’s office that acts as the internal auditor of the agency’s finances and is the group charged with rooting out waste, fraud, and abuse in that agency. The National Science Foundation’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued the first of this fiscal year’s semi-annual re… Read More