09 December 2010

Nature: Self-plagiarism case prompts calls for agencies to tighten rules

Is plagiarism a sin if the duplicated material is one's own? Self-plagiarism may seem a smaller infraction than stealing another author's work, but the practice is under increasing scrutiny, as the eruption two weeks ago of a long-standing controversy at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada, makes clear.

To read more, see http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101207/full/468745a.html

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