10 types of plagiarism (and why I’m pleading guilty to at least one charge)
Bailey, J. (2012) TurnItIn Analyzes the Spectrum of Plagiarism, Plagiarism Today, May 10
TurnItIn, the creator of anti-plagiarism software, has produced a useful if somewhat picky report on different types of plagiarism. Useful comments from Jonathan Bailey in Plagiarism Today. It is important to differentiate between different types of plagiarism and their relative importance, and there are some useful guides on how to deal with the issue in Jonathan Bailey’s article.
One category that amused me was ‘recycling’, i.e. re-using one’s own previous work without attribution – guilty, m’lud!
Now is my copy of part of the TurnItIn graphic plagiarism or breach of copyright (or fair dealing)?! I’m seeking guidance from my legal department.
Thanks to Stephen Downes for directing me to this (sorry about the plagiarism, Stephen).