Plagiarism as another ethical issue in scientific research

Lia Gonçalves Pinho, Marcus Rafael Lobo Bezerra, Pietro Martin Danziato, Raquel Caminha Dantas, João de Deus Quirino Filho, Jesus de Sousa Cartaxo, Maria Fernanda dos Santos, Antonio Gilvan Teixeira Júnior, Jucier Gonçalves Júnior, José Saulo Martins de Oliveira, João Marcos Ferreira de Lima Silva, Francisco Antônio Vieira dos Santos (+3 others)
2015 International Archives of Medicine  
The excessive demand for publications results in high plagiarism and duplicate numbers by scientists who take over existing texts into new publications. In addition to serious ethical problems, this practice hinders the generation of original material. In order to reduce the problem, softwares such as eTBLAST are being used to detect plagiarism and repeated papers. Despite the persistence of fraudsters, these tools have helped to reduce these problems; however, the ideal solution would be the
more » ... tion would be the basic ethical establishment principles. Therefore, plagiarism has always been a foible that could lead to fraudulent and dishonorable development of science.
doi:10.3823/1636 fatcat:2o2kmuvtgjhm5o3cdbwnhykjvq