Can I copy this? awareness about plagiarism among research scholars of Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura : a study

Pirangi, Shivanna and Huded, Sidlingappa M. and Kumbar, Bhuvaneshwari (2020) Can I copy this? awareness about plagiarism among research scholars of Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura : a study. Journal of Information Management and Educational Technology, 4 (2 - 3). pp. 13-21. ISSN 2456 6144

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Abstract

The present study carried out to know the awareness of plagiarism among research scholars of Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura (India). A structured questionnaire was designed and distributed among research scholars to collect their opinion on the topic. This study found that the majority of the scholars 68 (100%) are aware of various kinds of plagiarism and many 44 (64.71%) of them learnt about plagiarism through fellow scholars. This study also investigates that most of the scholars are 47 (69.12%) aware of Urkund, a plagiarism detection software, and 31 (45.59%) of them know about APA (American Psychological Association) reference style. A 48 (70.59%) are copying other works as they felt that hard to find original ideas/thoughts and because of laziness and 47 (69.12%) of them are giving proper citations to avoid the plagiarism

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plagiarism, Research ethics, Academic integrity, Academic misconduct
Subjects: Computer science, information & general works
Divisions: Knowledge Resource Centre
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 06:49
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 09:29
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2454
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