[EAS]Plagiarism Web Tools

pjk pjk at design.eng.yale.edu
Fri Mar 2 14:37:10 EST 2001

Subject:   Plagiarism Web Tools

(from CIT INFOBITS -- February 2001)


The article "Borrowing, Cheating, Plagiarism, Theft" (by Graeme
Daniel, WEB TOOLS NEWSLETTER, February 27, 2001) provides a survey
of current Web tools for detecting student plagiarism. Included are
links to several articles on plagiarism and how to structure
assessment procedures to minimize it. The article is available
online at

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The Graeme Daniel article provides a very useful perspective, but
does not appear to mention <http://www.findsame.com/> which was the
first anti-plagiarism Web tool I was aware of.


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