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What is the single word for plagiarizing yourself?it is a weird word that is hard to...

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tpierce | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 24, 2008 at 11:41 PM via web

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What is the single word for plagiarizing yourself?

it is a weird word that is hard to find on the internet.

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 25, 2008 at 12:05 AM (Answer #1)

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There is no single term for plagiarizing yourself that is universally used. Some schools just call that "plagiarism." Others call it "self-plagiarism" or reusing papers. A minority of schools calls that "dovetailing." That may be the odd word you're looking for.

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