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Friday, April 18, 2008

Journals May Turn To Plagiarism Software To Sniff Out Academic Copying

The Chronicle of Higher Education notes that journals may soon go on technological automated plagiarism patrol to verify that their academic authors don't fail to give credit where credit is due, and forbear recycling their own research, with software programs like CrossCheck, a program marketed by iParadigms, which also makes iThenticate and Turnitin, other plagiarism detection software products. For more on the problem, see this recent article on copying and plagiarism in scientific journals.

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