Journal of Scientometric Research, 2014, 3, 1, 93-94.
Published: May 2014
Sridharan Kannan*, S. Gowri1
Department of Pharmacology, Subharti Medical College, 1Department of Prosthodontics, Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
“Your work is both good and original. Unfortunately, the parts that are good are not original, and the parts that are original are not good.”
Plagiarism, described as an intellectual theft, is a serious form of scientific misconduct. Adequate literature exists regarding the definition, types and methods of detecting plagiarism in the scientific literature. Although the awareness about plagiarism seems to have improved, a significant degree of ignorance persists. Studies suggest that the prevalence of plagiarism is high amongst students in biomedical stream. In developed countries, even the work by school going children are checked for plagiarism before accepting, but in developing countries, doctoral or postdoctoral thesis are not being checked appropriately for plagiarism. Read more. . .