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A very brief history of plagiarism

Archy does an amazing detective job on who stole what from whom in the old literature on mammoths, going back all the way to Lyell!

Then, as much of that literature is very old, he provides us with a history and timeline of the ideas of copyright and plagiarism so we could have a better grasp on the sense of the time in which these old copy+paste jobs were done.

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  1. #1 checking plagiarism
    May 9, 2009

    Choosing An Online Plagiarism Detector To Check For Plagiarism

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