All there is to know about plagiarism

January 2018

Plagiarized theses? Russian universities in trouble

23 Jan 2018|All there is to know about plagiarism, Press and media|

Record scores in terms of plagiarized theses Plagiarized theses in Russia? In any case this would have revealed the community of experts Dissernet in an "anti-ranking" on Russian higher education, with variables as the number of plagiarized theses. And the scores are scary, here are some examples: Moscow State Pedagogical University (MGPU), 232 plagiarized theses [...]

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Raising awareness about plagiarism: The University of Pavia (Italy) enters the scene

23 Jan 2018|All there is to know about plagiarism, Events|

Raising awareness to change behaviors The fight against plagiarism necessarily involves raising awareness among students. The University of Pavia understands this and organizes training on "copy-and-paste" and good documentary research and citation practices. The objective of this training is to explain the interest of prevention tools to plagiarism, made available by Compilatio, and to show [...]

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Universities, students, and plagiarism : a growing issue ?

5 Jan 2018|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

What is happening in universities ? “I was completely shocked because I hadn’t realised I’d done it” When a student learnt that she had plagiarism in her essay, she said that she didn't even notice that she did it. In the end, she had to re-write her essay, while having a constant fear of plagiarism in her head. The [...]

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December 2017

News for November : Disney’s Plagiarism ?

7 Dec 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Press and media, Preventing plagiarism|

Disney, an apple and a little bit of humor... Disney's plagiarism ? It's on TMZ website that the case of Disney plagiarism started. Jaime Ciera states that Disney -and some others-, must have plagiarised one of his song in the movie "Frozen". It's not the first time that Frozen and more precisely "Let It Go" [...]

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November 2017

News for October : When humor and plagiarism merges

3 Nov 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

French comedians and the plagiarism The scene of French humor was shaken late this month of October. Indeed, several videos on Youtube have revealed that some French comedians are strongly inspired by stand-up celebrities in America. French comedians plagiarism Alibaba vs WeChat Alibaba as been charged -again- for plagiarism against WeChat. It's not the first [...]

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October 2017

Didacta, the education show in Italia

3 Oct 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Events, What's new at Compilatio?|

Thanks for visiting us ! With more than 20000 visitors, 150 exponents, and 100 workshops, the first edition of Didacta in Italia, which took place from 27 to 29 September, is a true success! We want to thank you for coming to our stand, and to have taken the time to talk with us about the [...]

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September 2017

Fighting for Copyrights : September’s Events

27 Sep 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Press and media|

Can animals have some copyrights for what they are doing? After the "Monkey Selfie" case, it's a valid question. During this case, a photographer was being charged with using a monkey picture which didn't belong to him, but to the monkey, because it took the picture by itself... This is technically a violation of copyrights. [...]

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May 2017

The power of reformulation

29 May 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

In a previous article we have illustrated why it is advisable to cite your sources properly to avoid being accused of plagiarism (go to the article). Today, we are going to focus on reformulation: a citation technique that you need to master to be successful in your writing! Reformulation: 3 traps to avoid Reformulating in [...]

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Tricks to avoid plagiarism

29 May 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

When you write something, plagiarism is strongly sanctioned and even eliminatory. However, sometimes it can be difficult to understand what plagiarism is, and consequently how to avoid it. In this article, we will remind you about what plagiarism is and we will give you some advice on how to avoid it. Plagiarism: what is it?? [...]

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To cite well to avoid accusations!

29 May 2017|All there is to know about plagiarism, Preventing plagiarism|

3 good reasons to use citations To prove your thoroughness and commitment Inserting citations in your work will allow you to comply with the instructions of your teachers, who, in a number of writing tasks, require you to include some bibliographic references in order to prove that you have gathered enough information about your subject. [...]

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