Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism

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Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism

  1. 1. Checklist to avoidaccidental plagiarism
  2. 2. 1. Acknowledge the works of others for all ideas,concepts, methods, etc.2. Use quotation marks for text copied verbatim.Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism
  3. 3. 3. Keep text copied verbatim to a minimum.4. Completely rewrite content from previousstudies in your own words.Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism
  4. 4. 5. When reviewing the literature beforemanuscript preparation, mention the sourceand use quotation marks in your rough notes.6. Cite sources even for what may be consideredcommon scientific knowledge.Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism
  5. 5. 7. If your paper has been previously presented ata conference, mention this on the title pageand in the cover letter.8. When discussing an idea from a previous study,remember to follow it up with your owninterpretation.Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism
  6. 6. 9. Try to self-check your manuscript with aplagiarism-detection software, and rephraseflagged text.10. In your cover letter, emphasize the novelty ofyour study and explain any parts that mightseem plagiarized.Checklist to avoid accidental plagiarism
  7. 7. AcknowledgeQuotationmarksRewritecontentCite sourcesPlagiarismdetectionsoftwareLet’s summarize
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