You must be aware of Google Panda update and recently launched Google Penguin update. The purpose of launching Google Penguin is to ensure the uniqueness of the web content. Now any website which has duplicated contents would be penalized. Google may remove all the duplicated contents from its index. It has become pretty difficult to figure out for the especially beginners that how they should check their contents for duplication. This is because of some certain reasons and one of the reasons is that Google’s index has billions of web contents. Continue reading
The word Plagiarism is found in all the Roman language with the early meaning of stealing. Today, the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one’s own original work, as by not crediting the author or something used or represented in this manner is called plagiarism. Continue reading
Plagiarism! This one word echoes through your mind every time you sit to write something. It makes you get cold shivers by even thinking about the consequences if you are accused of plagiarism! For students, it means getting failed in the project or assignment which is supposed to be plagiarized. Continue reading
Plagiarism is the real menace
which is eating up our kinds of literature and creative field of arts and it is very important to understand the types of plagiarism to avoid it completely. It is important to protect the identity and individualism of the arts and literary works. There are different kinds of plagiarism found in literature and other forms of arts. It is important to understand these different types of plagiarism so that the individuals may be able to protect their genuine and original pieces and works from being copied.
Direct plagiarism is the kind of plagiarism
which is concerned with taking or copying the whole material from any source like the internet, any piece of writing, a book, a website or any other source of this kind. In this way the students usually get their assignments prepared and unknowingly they commit a huge crime. Moreover, in this kind of plagiarism, the copier does not even bother to point out the source by using any words of reference.
Another very famous kind of plagiarism is the switching of words.
This is usually done by means of the software. In this kind of plagiarism, the writer or copier usually changes the sequences of the word of sentences in order to change the meaning of that specific writing. In other words, this kind of plagiarism is more concerned about stealing the ideas of writing and not the exact wording. This kind of plagiarism is even more fatal and deadly for the word of arts and literature because in the literature of any kind basic thought and the main idea is the real essence from which the whole write up is brought out and the concept is clarified.
Some kind of indirect plagiarism is the one in which the copier is not directly copying the text or document. Instead, the plagiarism s removed to the maximum extent but the name and source of the original document from which the idea was taken are kept hidden. In another type of this category of plagiarism, the source may be used many times in the literature but it is mentioned only once. In cases when you use a source multiple times, then you should also mention it equally when it is used.
In order to avoid these uninviting situations while checking plagiarism may get detected and it can cause the cancellation of the document or writing, certain steps should be adopted. This will be helpful a lot in adding good creations and original work to many genres of literature as well. The first and foremost direction in this regard which is given to the students is that they should always do their assignments themselves. This is least bothered especially in case of academic work. However, it is the most essential thing to do in case of preparing any academic assignment because it may be referred to or used by any other student in the future. In those cases, if the assignment is already plagiarized it can also ruin the work of other students citing the document. The credibility of the writer can be greatly hampered and even a genuine document of his may be foreseen with skeptical eyes.
Plagiarism is really spoiling the original literature and ultimately the quality as well as the quantity of the literary sources if being damaged to a serious extent. It is highly desirable to plan and devise prevention of plagiarism through various evaluations which could check for the existence of plagiarism and make possible measures to avoid and discourage it. Continue reading
Plagiarism is such a curse that has polluted all of the categories and classes of the arts and original creations. Not only the fields of arts but this curse has also poisoned the scientific researches and the papers which are released by the scientists every year based on their hard work and research work. Now even these are being stolen and copied. This is the thing which needs to be stopped immediately because this is very dangerous and can be a real threat to the growing knowledge and education. Continue reading
There can be many instances when contacting the plagiarist fails. One of them is that the information posted is so old that even the website owner is no more taking care of the website. Many bloggers carry their blogs for some time and as soon as they get busy elsewhere, they forget about updating those blogs. Even the contact information on those blogs expires and they become unreachable. Continue reading
It is hard to believe that plagiarism takes place in web development as well but what’s more shocking is the fact that it takes place in web development with just as much frequency as it happens in writing. The codes you write for your websites can be copied and used by incompetent developers as-is but by doing so they put you in trouble. For web developers, the task of plagiarism isn’t an easy one and in fact, they have to dive into a lot of ambiguities to know whether a code copied from their website will be considered plagiarism or not. Continue reading
Plagiarism is increasing gradually nowadays
As we keep on hearing so much about plagiarism scandals of different kinds of people involved in it. Whether it is someone who is a student and he plagiarized other student’s work or a songwriter who copies someone else’s song, we get to know that these people are either busy in the court because of an accusation or they simply lose their career. Continue reading
How hard is it to cite some content?
How much time, work, energy, and money, it takes to cite someone’s work? There are hundreds of applications and types of software allowing people to catch plagiarism acts. People who have been copying content from others without citing the original source with the copied content have made their lives even harder due to their laziness and unwillingness to work within legal boundaries. Continue reading