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“According to the Harvard Guide to Using Sources”, said Mr Walsh, “‘if you copy bits and pieces from a source (or several sources), changing a few words here and there without either adequately paraphrasing or quoting directly, the result is mosaic plagiarism.’ This is exactly the transgression Professor Bauman makes in multiple instances throughout his book.”
Contacted by Times Higher Education, Professor Bauman did not take Mr Walsh’s accusation well. After alleging to have “never once failed to acknowledge the authorship of the ideas or concepts” in 60 years of publication [there may always be a first time, sniffs Merpel], he declared: