Preventing Plagiarism in Academic Assessments


Author(s): S. Nagaraju

Data collection over internet is easy but it is not easy to copy into research paper without acquainting plagiarism. It involves cheating, dishonest, unfair and falsifies works. Plagiarism can be reduced by using proper citation and referencing. Paraphrase and acknowledgement helps do distill the plagiarism. Plagiarism is considered as academic dishonesty and dis-integrity so that it may leads to academic violation of institution. Group work, Internet copying un-cited paraphrase and translating text also causes plagiarism. Plagiarism is also applicable to Copyright infringement. Plagiarism is an unethical issue it is not a crime. UGC release a draft for anti plagiarism in higher education institution based on similarity students, scholars and staff are penalized.

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