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I will not plagiarize, I will not plagiarize, No plagiaré…: When a journal requires a public apology

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This one is an oldie but a goodie.

We’ve published a few accounts of what it feels like to have your work plagiarized. But often absent from accounts like that are the views of the plagiarists. So here’s one.

In 2009, the Cuban Journal of Endocrinology retracted a 2000 paper by a researcher who acknowledged plagiarizing the work from a previously-published book chapter by other authors. And how.

As a letter from the editors explains (with the help of Google Translate): Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by amarcus41

November 27, 2012 at 1:38 pm

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