Avoiding plagiarism in academic writing
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Avoiding plagiarism in academic writing

Irene Anderson Senior lecturer, Tissue viability, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

Plagiarism means taking the work of another and presenting it as one’s own, resulting in potential upset for the original author and disrepute for the professions involved. This article aims to explore the issue of plagiarism and some mechanisms for detection and avoidance.

Nursing Standard. 23, 18, 35-37. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.



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