All there is to know about plagiarism

January 2018

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 Paraphrasing

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

In a previous article, we demonstrated the advantages of adequately citing sources to avoid being accused of plagiarism. (Read the article). Today, we will focus on paraphrasing: an essential citation technique that you ought to master in order to successfully tackle your written projects!  Paraphrasing: 3 traps to avoid Excessively close paraphrasing  Paraphrasing does not [...]

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Great tips to avoid plagiarism

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

Plagiarizing when writing an assignment or a research paper is unethical. And it could have severe repercussions on your academic or career future: from simple rewriting to paper retraction, from reduced grade to grade loss for students, or loss of reputation for professionals or academics. Yet it may be difficult to understand it, hence, to [...]

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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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With Zotero, your bibliography in just a few clicks!

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

A magic and intuitive tool Zotero AUTOMATICALLY organises your digital references by their title, author, date, place of publication… Then, it’s very easy to add them, in the format of your choice, directly as a footnote or to insert them into your bibliography. All this is possible thanks to an intuitive 3-column interface that enables [...]

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Beware of self-plagiarism

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

The mandatory rule When working on an individual written production, (report, dissertation, thesis, article or essay..) whenever existing texts are quoted, it is imperative to apply citation rules even if the author is the same as the original document. Since it is a different work, it is important to lay out what constitutes the «old» production and [...]

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