This webinar addresses the gravity of both intentional and unintentional plagiarism and will benefit those who are keen to learn how to reuse intellectual output from others without committing plagiarism. This is also an opportunity for librarians to understand how they can play a key role in research information management of their institution, and how to better engage with researchers in the role of teacher-librarian.
Plagiarism, whether intentional or unintentional brings with it wide-ranging implications for researchers, academia and students. The use of another’s expression of an idea or work without permission and/or proper attribution is considered plagiarism. Interestingly, did you know that using material you have used before can also constitute plagiarism? The process of doing so, though unintentional is not acceptable.
Knowledge about plagiarism, its consequences, its detection, and its avoidance is critical in ensuring that your research is credible. Take your research presentation up a notch with these valuable tips from Dr Ramesh Gaur, Director (Library & Information) & Head of Department (Kala Nidhi), Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Ministry of Culture, New Delhi, India as he takes you through the intricacies of what constitutes plagiarism and how you can proactively avoid the plagiarism trap.
- Understand international styles of documentation, what constitutes plagiarism, its detection and avoidance.
- Tap on technology to avoid plagiarism through the use of reference management tools such as Mendeley, Endnote and Zotero.
- Learn how to cite properly in research papers.
- How librarians can play a significant role in creating awareness about plagiarism and play a part in avoiding it.