Plagiarism is substantially duplicating another article without acknowledgement. Academic scientists, commercial or political motivations are the main probable reasons for this detrimental problem. We introduce a case of plagiarism in Hepatitis Monthly and present some valuable ways to tackle this complicated problem since we believe that prevention of duplicate publication can be achieved through increasing editors' awareness and reviewers' knowledge.

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The Experience of Detecting a Case of Plagiarism in Hepatitis Monthly

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Seyyed Mohammad Miri 1 , * , Shahed Rezamand 2 , Zahra Goodarzi 2

1 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah Hospital (Ground Floor, West Wing), [email protected], Tehran, IR.Iran

2 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR.Iran

How to Cite: Miri S, Rezamand S, Goodarzi Z. The Experience of Detecting a Case of Plagiarism in Hepatitis Monthly, Hepat Mon. Online ahead of Print ; 8(3):225-229.

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Hepatitis Monthly: 8 (3); 225-229
Article Type: Case Report
Received: August 12, 2008
Accepted: August 25, 2008
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Abstract

Plagiarism is substantially duplicating another article without acknowledgement. Academic scientists, commercial or political motivations are the main probable reasons for this detrimental problem. We introduce a case of plagiarism in Hepatitis Monthly and present some valuable ways to tackle this complicated problem since we believe that prevention of duplicate publication can be achieved through increasing editors' awareness and reviewers' knowledge.

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