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Against Plagiarism : A Guide for Editors and Authors

Against Plagiarism : A Guide for Editors and Authors
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  • Foreword -- Preface: Why I Wrote This Book -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About the Author -- Part I General Plagiarism Issues -- 1 What Is Plagiarism? -- Definitions of Plagiarism -- Who Commits Plagiarism, and Why? -- Increased Pressure to Publish -- Ease of Copying and Pasting Online Work -- Difficulties in Writing in English (or Another Language) -- Misplaced Respect for Others' Work -- Lack of Suitable Training/Lack of Awareness of the Rules for Acknowledgement of Others' Work -- What Is the Role of Journal Editors? -- Detecting Potential Plagiarism -- Types of Plagiarism -- Taking Appropriate Action -- References -- 2 Differences Between Anglophone and Non-anglophone Journals -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Survey Design -- Data Analysis -- Results -- Respondents by CrossCheck Users, Journal Locations, and Disciplines (SV1 and SV2, Q1--Q3) -- Use of CrossCheck in Checking the Originality of Submitted Articles (SV1, Q4) -- Use of CrossCheck Similarity Reports (Q5--Q7) -- Attitudes to Copying, Cutting and Pasting (Q8--Q14, Q19 and Q20) -- Verbatim (or Near-Verbatim) Copying (Q8--Q10) -- Attitude and Tolerance to Copying in Different Sections of a Paper (Q11--Q14) -- Review Articles Consisting Predominantly of Copied Text C̀utting-and-Pasting' (Q19 and Q20) -- Self-/Team Plagiarism and Duplicate Publication (Q15--Q18) -- Self-plagiarism and Team Plagiarism -- Republication of Papers from Conference Proceedings (Q16, SV1 and SV2) -- Percentage of Papers Rejected Because of Plagiarism (Q21) -- Willingness to Refer to Use of CrossCheck in Ìnstructions to Authors' (SV1, Q22) -- Discussion -- What Is and Is not Acceptable -- Differences by Discipline and Language -- Disciplinary Differences in Rejection Decisions -- Language Differences -- Conclusions -- Practical Lessons for Authors and Editors -- Appendices
  • Appendix 1: Survey Questionnaire (SV1 + SV2) -- Appendix 2: List of Respondents to SV1, by Publisher (n = 161) -- References -- 3 Publication in More Than One Language -- Rationality and Transparency of Bilingual (Multilingual) Publication -- Discussion of Duplicate Publications and Bilingual (Multilingual) Publications -- Practical Lessons for Authors and Editors -- References -- 4 How Not to Deal with It: A Case Study -- Introduction -- Plagiarism Detection in Engineering and Physical Sciences Papers -- Case Study -- Background -- Interview with Author A -- Discussion -- Problem and Limitation -- Experience and Responsibility -- Ethic Education's Necessity -- Common International Publishing Ethical Standards -- Conclusions -- Practical Lessons for Authors and Editors -- References -- Part II Discipline-Specific Plagiarism Issues -- 5 Biosciences: Replication of Methods Sections -- Focus on Subject Differences -- Replication of Methods Sections: What Is the Problem? -- Introduction -- What Authors Do? -- Survey Design -- Survey Results Analysis -- What Top Journals Do? -- Methods -- Analysis of Methods Sections in the 10 Most Recent Available Articles from Each Journal -- CrossCheck Results -- Results Analysis -- Discussion and Suggestions -- Avoiding Duplication: A Case Study -- Case Study -- Practical Lessons for Authors and Editors -- References -- 6 Computing and Electrical and Electronic Engineering: Republication of Conference Papers -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Respondents -- Responses -- Q3 Part 1---Changes Required -- Q3 Part 2---Reasons for Changes -- Q4. If Ǹo' to Q1, Why not? (Free Text Response) -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Practical Lessons for Authors and Editors -- Appendices: Free Text Responses to Question 3 and Question 4 -- Appendix 1: Free Text Responses to Question 3
  • Appendix 2: Free-Text Responses to Question 4 (n = 27 Journals Editors) -- References -- Part III What to Do About It -- 7 Promoting Awareness of Publication Ethics -- An Example: China -- References -- 8 Avoiding Plagiarism as an Author -- Principles and Responsibilities -- University Examples for Author Conduct Rules -- USA -- UK -- Japan -- China -- Australia -- Journal Publisher's Guideline Example -- Basic Principles to Ensure that Authors Avoid Plagiarism -- References -- 9 Detecting Potential Plagiarism -- CrossCheck -- Experience of Using CrossCheck at JZUS -- Introduction -- Four Distinct Types of Plagiarism -- Duplicate Publication -- Self- (or Team) Plagiarism -- Direct Copying of Methods Section, with New Data Inserted -- Uncited or Excessive Extracts -- Conclusions -- Practical Lessons for Journal Editors -- References -- 10 Dealing with Plagiarism as an Editor -- Important International Advice Sources -- The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) ( -- The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) ( -- World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) ( -- Council of Science Editors (CSE) ( -- What to Do if You Suspect Plagiarism -- What to Do About Plagiarism When Detected---JZUS' Procedure -- First Check -- Second Check -- Reported Plagiarism -- Anti-plagiarism Policy of Journals of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE -- Sanctions -- References -- 11 Concluding Remarks: The Future of Plagiarism -- Scientific Integrity Is of Global Concern -- Transparency Is a Culture of Scientific Integrity -- Honest Is the Best Policy for Research and Publication -- Responsibility Is the Foundation of Scientific Research and Publication -- Sanctions Is Necessary in Scientific and Publishing Areas -- Concluding Remarks -- References
  • Appendix 1: An Invitation Letter from Dr. Anderson, Co-Chair of the 4th WCRI -- Appendix 2: Letter (Email) from Professor Nelson Kiang -- Index
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