Preventing 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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COMPILATIO AT BETT SHOW 2018 IN LONDON

1 Dec 2017|Events, Preventing plagiarism, What's new at Compilatio?|

PREVENTING PLAGIARISM WITH POSITIVE SOLUTIONS The Compilatio's team will go to London from 24th to 27th January 2018 to attend Bett Show. This show dedicated to Education Technologies (EdTech) will allow education professionnals to discover how to prevent plagiarism with positive solutions. The perfect moment to discover Compilatio Global Offer for effective plagiarism awereness Compilatio is [...]

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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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September 2017

University of Padova and anti-plagiarism prevention

11 Sep 2017|Events, Preventing plagiarism|

The University of Padova against plagiarism! Right after the start of the academic year in early September, the Padova University decided to organise a “Digital Week” from September 11 to 15, about plagiarism fighting, for the entire teaching team! During this week, teachers will learn how to use Moodle, and more precisely about the Compilatio plug-in to detect [...]

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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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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|

The essential rule In a personal written production (report, dissertation, thesis, article, essay…), whenever you quote a pre-existing text, you must use citation rules, even if you are the author of the original document. In fact, because you are working on a distinct production, it is important to show up what falls within the "new" [...]

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