• Posted on: 24 April 2014
  • Last updated on: 4 January 2017

Definition of Self-Plagiarism


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The ethics of self-plagiarism.
Gnanavel S.
Asian J Psychiatr. 2014 Dec;12:147.
PubMed ID: 25466781


Strategies for Using Plagiarism Software in the Screening of Incoming Journal Manuscripts: Recommendations Based on a Recent Literature Survey.
Lykkesfeldt J.
Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016 Aug;119(2):161-4.
PubMed ID: 26876730

A researcher's ethical dilemma: Is self-plagiarism a condemnable practice or not?
Arumugam A, Aldhafiri FK.
Physiother Theory Pract. 2016 Aug;32(6):427-429.
PubMed ID: 27259659
DOI: ---

Copy-Paste: 2-Click Step to Success and Productivity that Underlies Self-Plagiarism.
Teixeira da Silva JA.
Sci Eng Ethics. 2016 Jul 6.
PubMed ID: 27385122
DOI: ---

Scientific misconduct and self-plagiarism.
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Apr;214(4):549-50.
PubMed ID: 26694135

Guidelines on What Constitutes Plagiarism and Electronic Tools to Detect it.
Luksanapruksa P, Millhouse PW.
Clin Spine Surg. 2016 Apr;29(3):119-20.
PubMed ID: 26925859

Self-plagiarism: a misnomer.
Thurman RH, Chervenak FA, McCullough LB, Halwani S, Farine D.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jan;214(1):91-3.
PubMed ID: 26363484

Modafinil Augmentation of Atypical Antipsychotic Agents: Duplicate Publication, Self-plagiarism, Salami Publication, and Other Matters.
Banwari G, Karia S, Avudaiappan S, Tharayil HM, Andrade C.
Indian J Psychol Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;38(1):86-7.
PubMed ID: 27011415

[Ethical conflicts in scientific publishing: self-plagiarism].
Cejas C.
Radiologia. 2016 Mar-Apr;58(2):79-80.
PubMed ID: 27025799


Self-plagiarism: guilty or not?
Wiwanitkit V.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2015 Nov;45(11):1220.
PubMed ID: 26342169

Self-plagiarism: guilty or not?
Wiwanitkit V.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2015 Nov;45(11):1220.
PubMed ID: 26342169

Prior Publication and Redundancy in Contemporary Science: Are Authors and Editors at the Crossroads?
de Vasconcelos SM, Roig M.
Sci Eng Ethics. 2015 Oct;21(5):1367-78.
PubMed ID: 25341850

Rising from Plagiarising.
Mohan M, Shetty D, Shetty T, Pandya K.
J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2015 Sep;14(3):538-40.
PubMed ID: 26225041

Self-plagiarism: the perspective of a convicted plagiarist!
Marik PE.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2015 Aug;45(8):883-7.
PubMed ID: 26110581

Text recycling: acceptable or misconduct?
Harriman S, Patel J.
BMC Med. 2014 Aug 16;12:148.
PubMed ID: 25127654


APPS–s stance on self-plagiarism: Just say no.
Culley TM.
Appl Plant Sci. 2014 Jul 11;2(7). pii: apps.1400055.
PubMed ID: 25202643

[Quality and integrity in the production and publication of scientific results: data trimming, manipulation and (self) plagiarism]
Luescher TF.
Herz. 2014 Aug;39(5):551-7.
PubMed ID: 24962254

Self-plagiarism: The Latest Ethical Dilemma in Biomedical Research.
Kalnins AU, Halm K, Castillo M.
Indian J Psychol Med. 2014 Oct;36(4):448-9.
PubMed ID: 25336785

Plagiarism: an egregious form of misconduct.
Juyal D, Thawani V, Thaledi S.
N Am J Med Sci. 2015 Feb;7(2):77-80.
PubMed ID: 25789254

Self-plagiarism: what else should be considered in addition to a simple reminder?
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jun;202(6):W601.
PubMed ID: 24848859

Self-plagiarism and textual recycling: legitimate forms of research misconduct.
Bruton SV.
PubMed ID: 24325212

Simultaneous submission, duplicate publication, self-plagiarism and the proper management.
Wiwanitkit V.
J Minim Access Surg. 2014 Jan;10(1):51.
PubMed ID: 24501513

Letter to the editor: self-plagiarism, textual recycling, and conceptual plagiarism.
Wiwanitkit V, Qu S.
Account Res. 2015;22(1):61.
PubMed ID: 25275624

The ethics of self-plagiarism.
Mohapatra S, Samal L.
Asian J Psychiatr. 2014 Dec;12:147.
PubMed ID: 25466781
DOI: ---

The ethics of self-plagiarism.
Gnanavel S.
Asian J Psychiatr. 2014 Dec;12:147.
PubMed ID: 25466781


Self-plagiarism: another reminder to authors.
Berquist TH.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Nov;201(5):939.
PubMed ID: 24147460

Avoidance of inappropriate authorship and self-plagiarism.
Wilson D.
Nurs Prax N Z. 2013 Nov;29(3):2-4.
PubMed ID: 24575605
DOI: ---

Self-plagiarism in academic publishing: the anatomy of a misnomer.
Andreescu L.
Sci Eng Ethics. 2013 Sep;19(3):775-97.
PubMed ID: 23179068

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism.
Mehic B.
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2013 Aug;13(3):139.
PubMed ID: 24133731
DOI: ---

Joob B, Wiwanitkit V.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jul;201(1):W161.
PubMed ID: 23789692

Plagiarism, self-plagiarism and scientific misconduct: preventive and correction action.
Vaccine. 2013 Apr 3;31(14):1765.
Acta Inform Med. 2012 Dec;20(4):208-13.
PubMed ID: 23328314

How do we handle self-plagiarism in submitted manuscripts?
Supak-Smocic V, Bilic-Zulle L
Biochem Med (Zagreb). 2013;23(2):150-3.
PubMed ID: 23894861

Self-plagiarism in scientific journals: an emerging discussion.
Roesing CK, Cury AA.
Braz Oral Res. 2013 Nov-Dec;27(6):451-2.
PubMed ID: 24346040


Plagiarism in scientific publishing.
Masic I.
Acta Inform Med. 2012 Dec;20(4):208-13.
PubMed ID: 23378684
DOI: ---

Plagiarism, self-plagiarism, scientific misconduct, and VACCINE: protecting the science and the public.
Vitse CL, Poland GA.
Vaccine. 2012 Nov 26;30(50):7131-3.
PubMed ID: 23177376

Wiwanitkit V.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2012 Oct;42(10):1145; author reply 1146.
PubMed ID: 22428656
DOI: ---

Prevalence of plagiarism in recent submissions to the Croatian Medical Journal.
Bazdaric K, Bilic-Zulle L, Brumini G, Petrovecki M.
Sci Eng Ethics. 2012 Jun;18(2):223-39.
PubMed ID: 22207497

The 'self-plagiarism' oxymoron: can one steal from oneself?
Chrousos GP, Kalantaridou SN, Margioris AN, Gravanis A.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2012 Mar;42(3):231-2.
PubMed ID: 22268677

Recycling is not always good: the dangers of self-plagiarism.
Bonnell DA, Hafner JH, Hersam MC, Kotov NA, Buriak JM, Hammond PT, Javey A, Nordlander P, Parak WJ, Schaak RE, Wee AT, Weiss PS, Rogach AL, Stevens MM, Willson CG.
ACS Nano. 2012 Jan 24;6(1):1-4.
PubMed ID: 22268423

Attitude toward plagiarism among Iranian medical faculty members.
Ghajarzadeh M, Norouzi-Javidan A, Hassanpour K, Aramesh K, Emami-Razavi SH.
Acta Med Iran. 2012;50(11):778-81.
PubMed ID: 23292631
DOI: ---

Ethical dilemmas in journal publication.
Babalola O, Grant-Kels JM, Parish LC.
Clin Dermatol. 2012 Mar-Apr;30(2):231-6.
PubMed ID: 22330669

Science ethics education: effects of a short lecture on plagiarism on the knowledge of young medical researchers.
Brkic S, Bogdanovic G, Vuckovic-Dekic Lj, Gavrilovic D, Kezic I.
J BUON. 2012 Jul-Sep;17(3):570-4.
PubMed ID: 23033301
DOI: ---


Plagiarism: Why is it such a big issue for medical writers?
Das N, Panjabi M.
Perspect Clin Res. 2011 Apr;2(2):67-71.
PubMed ID: 21731858

White SM.
Anaesthesia. 2011 Mar;66(3):220-1.
PubMed ID: 21320090

Self-plagiarism in music and science.
Baserga R.
Nature. 2011 Feb 3;470(7332):39.
PubMed ID: 21293358

Chabner BA.
Oncologist. 2011;16(10):1347-8.
PubMed ID: 22016495


Chabner BA.
Oncologist. 2011;16(10):1347-8.
PubMed ID: 22016495
DOI: ---

Self-plagiarism case prompts calls for agencies to tighten rules.
Reich ES.
Nature. 2010 Dec 9;468(7325):745.
PubMed ID: 21150967
DOI: ---

"Unintentional" self-plagiarism.
Kanchan T, Menezes RG, Kalthur SG.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 Dec;31(4):e10.
PubMed ID: 21063197

From the Editors' Desk: Self-Plagiarism and Other Editorial Crimes and Misdemeanors.
Kravitz RL, Feldman MD.
J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov 9.
PubMed ID: 21061082
DOI: ---

What do duplicate publications; self-plagiarism and the monotony of endless descriptive studies signify: publication pressures or simply a collective lack of imagination?
O'Connor SJ.
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2010 May;19(3):281-3.
PubMed ID: 20525059

Plagiarism and the medical fraternity: a study of knowledge and attitudes.
Shirazi B, Jafarey AM, Moazam F.
J Pak Med Assoc. 2010 Apr;60(4):269-73.
PubMed ID: 20419968
DOI: ---


Intentional self-plagiarism.
Chalmers I.
Lancet. 2009 Oct 24;374(9699):1422.
PubMed ID: 19854373

Self-plagiarism: unintentional, harmless, or fraud?
[No authors listed]
Lancet. 2009 Aug 29;374(9691):664.
PubMed ID: 19716942


Issues and rules for authors concerning authorship versus acknowledgements, dual publication, self plagiarism, and salami publishing.
Baggs JG.
Res Nurs Health. 2008 Aug;31(4):295-7.
PubMed ID: 18324682

Publish or perish, but at what cost?
Neill US.
J Clin Invest. 2008 Jul;118(7):2368.
PubMed ID: 18596904

Self-plagiarism, recycling fraud, and the intent to mislead.
Bird S.
J Med Toxicol. 2008 Jun;4(2):69-70.
PubMed ID: 18570164
DOI: ---


Frequently asked questions regarding self-plagiarism: How to avoid recycling fraud.
Dellavalle RP, Banks MA, Ellis JI.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Sep;57(3):527.
PubMed ID: 17707155
DOI: ---

Scientific misconduct and breach of publication ethics: one editor's experience.
Daroff RB.
Med Law. 2007 Sep;26(3):527-33.
PubMed ID: 17970250
DOI: ---

The proper conduct of research.
Maurer JJ.
Avian Dis. 2007 Mar;51(1):1-7.
PubMed ID: 17461259
DOI: ---


Re-using text from one's own previously published papers: an exploratory study of potential self-plagiarism.
Roig M.
Psychol Rep. 2005 Aug;97(1):43-9.
PubMed ID: 16279303
DOI: ---


Self-plagiarism: oxymoron, fair use, or scientific misconduct?
Broome ME.
Nurs Outlook. 2004 Nov-Dec;52(6):273-4.
PubMed ID: 15614263
DOI: ---


Publication ethics: copyright and self-plagiarism.
Lowe NK.
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2003 Mar-Apr;32(2):145-6.
PubMed ID: 12685665
DOI: ---


Self-plagiarism and dual and redundant publications: what is the problem? Commentary on 'Seven ways to plagiarize: handling real allegations of research misconduct'.
Bird SJ.
Sci Eng Ethics. 2002 Oct;8(4):543-4.
PubMed ID: 12501723
DOI: ---