Re-Using Text from One's Own Previously Published Papers: An Exploratory Study of Potential Self-Plagiarism

  title={Re-Using Text from One's Own Previously Published Papers: An Exploratory Study of Potential Self-Plagiarism},
  author={Miguel Roig},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={43 - 49}
  • M. Roig
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
A preliminary, two-part study explored the extent to which authors reuse portions of their own text from previously published papers. All 9 articles from a recent issue of a psychology journal were selected as target papers. Up to 3 of the most recent references cited in each of the target articles and written by the same authors were also obtained. All target articles and their corresponding references were stored digitally. Then, using specialized software, each reference was compared to its… Expand
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