Beyond Ethics and Integrity – Plagiarism and How Do You Avoid It?


Join Dr Ramesh C. Gaur, Director (Library & Information) & HOD (Kala Nidhi) of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Ministry of Culture, New Delhi, India as he shares how you can present your research appropriately to avoid plagiarism.

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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.

 

Key Highlights:

  1. Understand international styles of documentation, what constitutes plagiarism, its detection and avoidance.
  2. Tap on technology to avoid plagiarism through the use of reference management tools such as Mendeley, Endnote and Zotero.
  3. Learn how to cite properly in research papers.
  4. How librarians can play a significant role in creating awareness about plagiarism and play a part in avoiding it.

Presenter(s)

Ramesh C Gaur - Director (Library & Information) & Head of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, India

Ramesh C Gaur

Director (Library & Information) & Head of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, India

Dr. Ramesh C.Gaur is currently the Director (Library & Information) & Head of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, India.Prior to this, he was the University Librarian of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India from 2011 to 2018.A Fulbright scholar (VT, USA), Dr. Gaur has visited over 25 countries in Asia, Europe including USA and Australia etc on various assignments related to Digital Library and allied areas. He has received over 10 national and international honours and awards for his exemplary works in his chosen field.He is Member of National and International committees including International Advisory Committee (IAC) UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme, Governing Council-INFLIBNET, Member-International Consultative Committee on Digital Dunhuang, China, NDLTD Board of Directors, IFLA RSCAO and ARL Section, UGC National Committee on Plagiarism Regulations 2018, UGC National Committee for Implementation of Submission and Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Universities in India.Additionally, he is also a Member of Editorial and Advisory Boards and is also a Guest Editor in several international and national journals. In his professional career spanning over 28 years, he has authored and edited 7 books and written more than 60 papers as well as presented over 400 papers and delivered talks in various national and international conferences.