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Plagiarism Webliography for Students and Faculty: Resources for Plagiarism Deterrence and Prevention

Web sites on Plagiarism : Definitions, Explanations; Studies and Reports

Deterrence and Prevention

Plagiarism.org   and   Turnitin.com
Plagiarism.org is the parent organization under which Turnitin.com operates. Products from Turnitin.com include a preventive tool that identifies unoriginal documents by students. UTPB faculty may contact REACH for access to our license for Turnitin
Deterring Plagiarism: Some Strategies
University of Toronto; presents practical ways to deter plagiarism by primarily by "making assignments a process rather than a one time exercise"
Deterring, Detecting and Tracing Plagiarism
An essay excerpted from Gary K. Clabaugh & Edward G. Rozycki, Preventing Cheating and Plagiarism, 2nd Edition (2003) Oreland, PA: NewFoundations Press.
Guide to Plagiarism and Cyber-plagiarism
University of Alberta
Using Search Engines for Plagiarism Detection
There are a few search engines on the Internet that are very capable of detecting Internet plagiarism. Sometimes, all you have to do is take a few of the words from the text you think has been plagiarized and follow the instructions the particular search engine gives for detecting plagiarism. Here are a few of the engines which can be used most effectively to detect plagiarism.
Dogpile.com
For a search in Dogpile, enclose your search in quotation marks. Dogpile will search for phrases by using various search engines including Google.
Google
the advanced search feature in Google can be used to determine if a section of a document has been plagiarized; if you enclose 10 or fewer words in quotation marks, the search engine should come up with similar phrases in documents on the Web.
Internet Essay Exposer
In order to search for possible plagiarism in an essay using Internet Essay Exposer, select "Web Search" and insert one or two sentences between the quotation marks provided. This service checks about 10 search engines, and the user can select which search engine he prefers