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Plagiarism: Understanding & Preventing Plagiarism: Publisher Ethics

Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person's ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit (Office of Science & Technology Policy). This guide is a resource for understanding and preventing plagiarism.

Publisher Resources

A number of publishers including the American Medical Association address publication ethics and scientific misconduct including plagiarism.

Publishing Organizations

Organizations representing publishers and editors have a great stake in maintaining the integrity of the scientific record and may issue statements and policy about publication ethics which members and publishers adopt.