Cant Spell Plagiarism, Can I Copy What You Put?
As a published author and having worked hard whilst gaining three derees (did Fayette Pinkney work this hard?)and holding down a job. I had to do enorrmous amounts of research, in the old days prior to PC's and it always pissed me off to see people leeching work and ideas, and gaining credit for work they had merely copied (usually incorrectly!) thus denying the kudos to those who had burnt the midnight oil and grafted to arrive at their results and produced tangible proof for their conclusions by all the time and in most cases all the money lost by their failures on the long and hard route to success.(or at least publication!)
A prime example of this is ACBC the founder of Lotus cars, who whilst a hero of mine and a major pla
Likewise it annoys me that when using other peoples findings or ideas, proper accreditation is not given in a bibliography, so with reference to the above,
"Out in Front, The Lesley Ballamy Story" by Tony Russell (2004) ISBN 1-899870-69-5
"Climax in Coventry, My Life in Motorsport" by Walter Hassan, assisted by Graham Robson (1997) ISBN 0953-072-126