What is plagiarism? Definition and understanding

What is plagiarism? Definition and understanding

October 5, 2021

When working on a writing assignment, it is common to compare your own ideas with those of other authors. The goal is to develop an idea or explicate its nuances. Students, teacher-researchers and professional writers often carry out this kind of work....

Beware of self-plagiarism

Beware of self-plagiarism

September 9, 2021

Max is finishing his master's degree. He is asked to write a thesis to demonstrate his academic training. He chose to address a topic he had already studied before and wishes to continue this work. Only, he wonders if this is going to be considered self-plagiarism....

Great tips to avoid plagiarism

Great tips to avoid plagiarism

August 18, 2021

When writing an academic or scientific work, plagiarism can be severely punished, even career-ending. A major advantage of avoiding plagiarism is that you leverage your sources by combining your knowledge with your research findings. To create original,...

Should anonymous sources be referenced?

Should anonymous sources be referenced?

January 4, 2021

Louise is an undergraduate student in economics and management. At the end of the school year, she must submit a report to one of her teachers in order to graduate. While rereading her bibliography, Louise realises that she forgot to reference the anonymous...