Thursday, October 22, 2009

A new tool in the war on student plagiarism

Our good buddy Professor Mitchell Rubinstein over at the Adjunct Law Prof Blog alerted me to this new anti-plagiarism service called PlagiarismScanner.com that, for a fee, will search the web to determine if your student's paper borrowed too heavily from another source.  (This would seem to make this service better at detecting plagiarism then, say, TurnItIn.com, which only checks a suspicious paper against other works already entered into its database).  PlagiarismScanner doesn't come cheap; here's the fee structure:

 Personal - 10,000 words, $14.95




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I am a student and am using the Plagiarismscanner.com. I think it is convenient especially in group projects, when you work with other people and you want to be 100% sure that you will not be accused of plagiarism because of someone else's mistake.

Posted by: Jessy | May 3, 2010 2:05:00 PM

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