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Digital Persistent Identifiers and You

Sarah Hill

Every researcher needs a Digital Persistent Identifier (DPI). As a researcher, what is more important to you than a record of your research and scholarship? A Digital Persistent Identifier (DPI) distinguishes you and your work from that of your peers – and having one will be mandated for those receiving federal funding. Let’s take a … Read more

Research Security

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Unintentional Plagiarism: Is it Avoidable?

Sarah Hill

Plagiarism is the use of someone else’s words, ideas, or visuals as if they were your original work. Unintentional plagiarism is plagiarism that results from the disregard for proper scholarly procedures. It’s much easier to commit than one would think, and it has toppled giants in the research enterprise. From 2007-2020, the National Science Foundation … Read more