What is plagiarism

What is plagiarism? Definition and understanding

May 19, 2022

When working on a writing assignment, it is common to compare your own ideas with those of other authors. The goal is to develop an idea or explicate its nuances. Students, teacher-researchers and professional writers often carry out this kind of work....

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Translation = plagiarism?

March 17, 2022

Manon is in the writing process of her thesis. She wondered: "I found an interesting text in a language other than English. If I translate it, should I mention the source?"   Summary:  In which language should i search on the web? Are...

paraphrasing plagiarism

The power of Paraphrasing

March 8, 2022

In a previous article, we demonstrated the advantages of adequately citing sources to avoid being accused of plagiarism. Today, we will focus on paraphrasing: an essential citation technique that you ought to master in order to successfully tackle your...

self-plagiarism

Beware of self-plagiarism

February 3, 2022

Max is finishing his master's degree. He is asked to write a thesis to demonstrate his academic training. He chose to address a topic he had already studied before and wishes to continue this work. Only, he wonders if this is going to be considered self-plagiarism....