You'll most likely be aware of the importance of not plagiarising the work of others, but did you know that it's possible to plagiarise your own work?
In this video I give you some guidance on self-plagiarism and how to avoid it.
0:00 - Start 0:26 - How is it even possible to self-plagiarise?
1:35 - Thinking about self plagiarism in terms of 'recycling work' and why this is considered unacceptable practice for students.
3:28 - Why self plagiarism is considered unacceptable practice for professional academics. 4:11 - How to avoid self-plagiarism.
5:14 - Does self plagiarism mean that once I've cited a source in a piece of work, I can't use the same source in future work?
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