USE OF ANTI-PLAGIARISM TOOLS BY RESEARCH SCHOLARS OF JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITYAND UNIVERSITY OF DELHI: A STUDY

Meera & Jyoti Singh

The main purpose of this study was to investigate the awareness about plagiarism, Anti-plagiarism tools and use of these tools in research paper or other writings medium by scholars of both Universities (University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University). Plagiarism is an act of fraud;thisinvolves both stealing someone else’s work and lying about it afterward. Plagiarism is all about theft of intellectual property. It’s Important to understand what Plagiarism is about and follow the rules of authentic writing by the research scholars before they write. Nowadays quality of book or research paper is day by day losing its originality and its great effect we see in the unskilled or lack of creative writing by the scholar. Many scholars are writing for own priorities or their professional growth because of this good quality of work suffer.  In this regard, an attempt will made here to explain what plagiarism actually means, the types of plagiarism, reasons for committing plagiarism, repercussions thereafter, and the use of anti-plagiarism tools by the scholars of both the universities.

 

Keywords: Plagiarism, Anti-Plagiarism tools, Intellectual property, Citation tool and styles.

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