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Re: (off-topic) self-plagiarism
a check for self-plagiarism wouldn't require neither much time nor a
hardcore knowledge of the field: the most evident cases pop out after a
fast Google search, as Laszlo said, or using other instruments (thanks
for Turnitin, wasn't aware of it).
So, I wonder whether this fast check shouldn't be also a responsibility
of the editors/staff.
Reviewers (me included, I confess) might indeed have a tendency to trust
the journal on this point. This at least because they are receiving a
manuscript for which authors answered the multiple simultaneous
submissions question (although I also wonder how this might be
accurately verified by the staff).
Peter Lennox wrote:
You could post the paper (or indeed, the previous ones) to the Turnitin website if you have an account, - this will document areas of coincidence and, even if the paper is then taken down, future versions will be checked against it and receive a correspondingly high coincidence score
Dr Peter Lennox
Director of Signal Processing and Applications Research Group (SPARG)
School of Technology,
Faculty of Arts, design and Technology University of Derby, UK
From: AUDITORY - Research in Auditory Perception [mailto:AUDITORY@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Laszlo Toth
Sent: 07 July 2009 15:03
Subject: (off-topic) self-plagiarism
I have a dilemma that I don't know where to turn with. I received a paper
from a journal for review. A quick search on google revealed that the
author has published the same paper (with negligible modifications)
already at least 6-7 times. Is there anything I can do besides rejecting
the paper from this journal?
Thanks, and sorry for the off-topic mail.
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