B – Avoiding plagiarism

Roig M. Avoiding unethical writing practices. Food and Chemical Toxicology 2012;50(10):3385-3387
(doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2012.06.043)

It has been noted that more articles have been published with the word “plagiarism” in their title since 2005 than were published in all of the years prior to 2004. Plagiarism manifests itself in various ways and it also includes the misappropriation of others’ intellectual property, including ideas, images, and methodologies. This Editorial cites some common myths about plagiarism and describes self-plagiarism and other forms of redundancy.