Avoiding Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and Other Questionable Writing Practices: A Guide to Ethical Writing

TitleAvoiding Plagiarism, Self-Plagiarism, and Other Questionable Writing Practices: A Guide to Ethical Writing
Publication TypeOnline Tutorial
PublisherUnited States, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research Integrity
Year of Publication2002
AbstractThis online tutorial discusses questionable writing practices which are common in professional scientific writing. The guide seeks to help students and professionals to identify and prevent these questionable practices and to develop an awareness of ethical writing. The guide looks at the area of plagiarism, duplicate publication, self-plagiarism, and other, lesser forms of inappropriate writing practices. In each instance, examples of questionable practice are given, and recommendations are made for how to avoid this practice. This tutorial was developed with funding from the United States Office of Sponsored Research.
Keywordseducation , ENGINEERING , plagiarism , SCIENCE
URLhttp://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/plagiarism/
Citation Key2029
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