Recycling old papers and self plagiarism – is it a sin?

Self-Plagiarism (SP): Jebakan baru buat para penulis. Saling mengingatkan, sekaligus mengingatkan diri sendiri. Berkaitan dengan SP sepertinya bukanlah SP bila kita menulis satu segmen dari suatu riset (katakan disertasi) di suatu makalah dan segmen riset yang lain di makalah yang lain, misal: suatu riset tesis/disertasi memiliki segmen analisis hidrokimia (analisis sifat kimia air tanah) dan hidrometri (analisis debit mata air). Kedua segmen ditulis terpisah dalam makalah yang berbeda. Ada komentar? link berikut mungkin bermanfaat juga:

DoctoralWriting SIG

A student contacted me yesterday to ask my advice on the sticky question of self plagiarism.  She (let’s call her Cat) was preparing a conference paper, and, like all of us, being time-poor was seeking efficient ways to do the task of reporting on her research in a new context. She only has weeks to get the conference paper together. As a doctoral student nearing the end of her candidature she had written much and presented often on her research. Cat wanted to know if it was okay for her to re-use writing that she had put together for an earlier conference. In that earlier conference paper she had written about the same research project, although with a different slant. For this forthcoming conference she wished again to report on her findings – albeit to a different audience. Cat had never published that previous paper but felt some degree of…

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