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Understanding Copyright and Preventing Plagiarism: Utilizing iThenticate Plagiarism Prevention Tool

Understanding Copyright and Preventing Plagiarism: Utilizing iThenticate Plagiarism Prevention Tool Online

Need to verify your grant application or article manuscript has been checked for plagiarism? iThenticate is a plagiarism prevention tool that compares documents (including journal article manuscripts, proposals, research reports, thesis, and dissertations, etc.) against millions of published works available through the Internet and subscription databases. This workshop will also serve as an introduction to using the iThenticate platform.

iThenticate is a plagiarism prevention tool that compares documents (including journal article manuscripts, proposals, research reports, thesis, and dissertations, etc.) against millions of published works available through the Internet and subscription databases.

It is the anti-plagiarism software platform currently used by the NSF, and is an optional tool now available to all CMU Faculty, Staff, Researchers, and PhD Students to check their manuscripts and grant draft proposals prior to submission to guard against any future claims of plagiarism or self-plagiarism.

Related LibGuide: iThenticate by David Scherer

Date:
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Virtual Workshop
Online:
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David Scherer

David Scherer (he/him) is the Scholarly Communications and Research Curation Consultant with the University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University. In his role, he develops and oversees the sustainable programmatic scholarly communication and research curation solutions, services, and workflows, which support the scholarly communication ecosystem at CMU. David brings expertise and knowledge in the areas of copyright, open access, rights management, author identity management, publishing practices, and research communications. David is the primary point of contact for the CMU APC Fund, Co-Founder of the CMU Library Publishing Service and serves as the Operational Lead for the CMU Elements Research Information Management (RIM) Initiative.

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