How and why to avoid plagiarism

At the end of this module the learner will be able to understand:

  • How plagiarism and text recycling are defined
  • How common plagiarism is
  • Factors associated with plagiarism
  • Use of plagiarism detection tools by publishers
  • How to avoid plagiarism and how to respond if caught.

Written by:

Trish Groves

Biography :

Trish Groves is head of research at BMJ and editor-in-chief of BMJ Open.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ 4 credits, 4:00 hours BMJ has assigned 4 hours of CPD/CME credit to this module.
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module

Release date

05 Feb 2016

Last updated

05 Feb 2016