Plagiarism – the capital sin in academia?

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Second-year master’s students are now toiling over their theses, which is hard enough in this beautiful weather. Some of them may also be burdened by a nagging doubt: what if I were suspected of plagiarism? Plagiarism can have severe consequences for the culprit and even ruin political careers years later. Here is what you should know about plagiarism and how to avoid it.

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Zotero, an essential component of your academic toolbox

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Each semester our colleague Catherine Brendow gives training sessions on Zotero attended by dozens of students. She has also written a quite comprehensive web guide to help students to use this tool. But what is Zotero and is it worth investing some time to learn how to use it? Here is why it is a great tool for anyone writing essays and theses.

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