Plagiarism detection in the evolving publishing landscape: Best practices for journals

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About the webinar:

Among the primary aims of conducting peer review at academic journals is ensuring submissions are original works to protect the reputations of researchers, publications, and the scholarly record.

The advent of plagiarism detection technology has made it possible to scan millions of full-text documents from research articles to preprints to conference proceedings to spot possible instances of plagiarism. It also means editors must continually hone their plagiarism detection protocols to remain judicious and adequately distinguish the signal from the noise. This webinar will cover evolving plagiarism detection needs and current best practices for journals, including:

  • Indicators of possible plagiarism and detection tools editors can use
  • How to interpret plagiarism detection results fairly and expeditiously
  • When to escalate possible instances of plagiarism and proper protocols
  • Current recommendations for plagiarism of preprinted works

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Thanks to the following speakers for joining this webinar:

Fabienne Michaud

Product Manager

Crossref/Similarity Check

Jennifer Mahar

Executive Peer Review Manager

Origin Editorial

Stephanie Kinnan

ASGE Senior Managing Editor

COPE Council Member

Pippa Smart

President and Founder

PSP Consulting

George Vousden

Deputy Editor In Chief


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