By Charlesworth Author Services on 11 August, 2016
Avoiding Self-plagiarism in academic writing
Plagiarism is easy to understand in most cases as the use of data, text or figures in your own work from another paper without appropriate citation, and is actually not especially common in academic publishing. Self-plagiarism, however, is much less well-understood by authors. This article discusses common ways in which self-plagiarism can occur and tips to avoid it.