The effect of the perception of plagiarism, plagiarism attitudes, values personality and the right-concept study on plagiarism among Ph.D. Students of Bu-Ali Sina University

Soheili, Faramarz and Hamidi, Azin and Khasseh, Ali Akbar The effect of the perception of plagiarism, plagiarism attitudes, values personality and the right-concept study on plagiarism among Ph.D. Students of Bu-Ali Sina University. Academic Librarianship and Information Research, 2021, vol. 55, n. 2, pp. 1-20. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Purpose: Plagiarism is copying words, texts, images, and the like, and using the thoughts of others as one's own. The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of various factors on the tendency to plagiarism among Ph.D. students of Bu-Ali University. Method: The method of the present research is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive in terms of the data collection method. The statistical population of this study consists of all Ph.D. students of Bu-Ali University. The total number of students at Bu-Ali University is equal to 832 students, which according to Cochran's formula, the sample size was equal to 263 people. Five questionnaires were used to collect data. The reliability of these questionnaires through Cronbach's alpha was equal to 0.948, 0.955, 0.968, 986, and 0.975 respectively. In order to test research hypotheses, structural equation modeling in Warp PLS7 software was used. Findings: The results of data analysis showed that the variables of perception of plagiarism, attitude to plagiarism, and personal harassment have a negative and significant effect on the rate of plagiarism of students. Also, the variable of academic jurisprudence has a positive and significant effect on the rate of plagiarism of students. Conclusion: It seems that students' knowledge, understanding, and awareness of plagiarism and its examples, policies, and legal punishment in this field are at a low level. That the officials and administrators of the universities take the necessary measures in order to make the students more aware and familiar with the consequences of this work.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Plagiarism Research ethics, Academic dishonesty, Personal values, Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Maliheh Dorkhosh
Date deposited: 08 Apr 2022 14:01
Last modified: 08 Apr 2022 14:01


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