Objectives of the Workshop:
To update faculty members about the new plagiarism guidelines.
To provide information about concepts and types of plagiarism.
To provide guidance about anti plagiarism.
To orient the faculties about Open Access Resources.
Outcomes of the Workshop:
Knowledge enhancement about plagiarism and types of plagiarism.
Faculties could gain knowledge about methods of reducing plagiarism while referencing.
Faculties will be able to easily access the referencing material with the help of open access library.
Detailed Report of the Event
As per the UGC guidelines 2018 on plagiarism, and University of Mumbai notification, Anti plagiarism awareness workshop for all the DGMC faculty members was organized by Smt. Prabhadevi Banwarilal Saraf Library, DGMC on 23rd July 2021.
Dr. Shantashree Sengupta (Librarian/Associate Professor Grade) Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune was the resource person for the workshop.
Dr. Sengupta elaborated the concept of plagiarism, types of plagiarism, its harmfulness, and measures to be taken by the particular academic institute for the pure research from the students, faculty and the research scholar of the institute. She also explained the UGC guidelines of 2018 in detail and suggested starting a new course on Research Publication. As per the norms each department of the institute should have Institutional Academic Integrity Panel (IAIP) and Departmental Academic Integrity Panel (DAIP). Each Institute should have their own Plagiarism policy to decide the percentage of plagiarism to be allowed in assignments, project reports, thesis and dissertations.