Impact of Plagiarism Checking on Research Scholars with Reference to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
Keywords:Plagiarism, Impact, Awareness, Search Engines, Experiences
This paper surveyed the awareness of plagiarism among the respondents from the higher educational institutions in Tirunelveli District. It discusses the awareness about plagiarism and its experiences in their academic purposes. Among the 410 participants, 132(32.2%) are Ph.D. Scholars, including 96(23.41%), are ‘Male’, and 36(8.78%) are ‘Female’. And 59(14.39%) LIS Professionals, which includes 30(7.32%) of them are ‘Male’ and 29(7.07%) of them are ‘Female’. It is highlighted that the majority of the respondents are Faculty members. And also, 82.2 per cent of the respondents preferred the “Google” search engine, followed by the “Yahoo” search engine with 7.56%.
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