Avoiding and Detecting Plagiarism
Tips for teachers and students on how to avoid and detect plagiarism. Emphasis on cut and paste plagiarism from the Internet.
Copy Detection Mechanisms
Article by 2 computer scientists, Narayanan Shivakumar and Hector Garcia-Molina,from Stanford University detailing how plagiarism databases work.
Finds copies of content on the web to help find plagiarism and copyright infringement.
Cyber copyright service.
Online Plagiarism Checker
Offers free duplication checking for text and articles.
Provides a free service to determine the originality of texts based on comparisons with Internet searches.
Plagiarism Checker X
Software helps users to find plagiarized content in their documents and URLs. It also includes cross matching and side by side comparison function.
A Real-Life Instance of Plagiarism Detection by SCAM
An article about detecting plagiarism with detection software. Links to other stories.
Salon News Magazine
An article about the problems that may occur with plagiarism detection software.
Student Plagiarism in an Online World
Discusses tools for exposing cybercheating. Sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education
Turn It In
Provides a service to determine the originality of texts based on comparisons with their internal database and net-wide searches. Five free trials.
A fully automated paid service designed to help a school deal with plagiarism. It requires no software installation; all that is needed is a web browser and an e-mail address.
Google Book Search is a plagiarist's nightmare - Slate Magazine
"Will Google Book Search uncover long-buried literary crimes?" Suggests that text searches focusing on books will reveal plagiarism old and new in the literary world. (November 21, 2006)
NPR : All Things Considered : Plagiarism
Realaudio-format radio report. Robert Siegel speaks with Louis Bloomfield, a professor of physics at the University of Virginia. Suspicious about student cheating, the professor designed a computer program that would identify student plagarism. The program identified 122 students whose work suggested cheating (Segment is 4 minutes in duration). (May 09, 2001)
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