Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 625.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 11:58:24 +0000
From: Han Baltussen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Detecting plagiarism (fwd)
on another list the question came up on detecting plagiarism and using the
web. Has anyone any experience with the site mentioned?
>Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 11:19:13 -0500
>From: Mark Williams <email@example.com>
>I just read a piece on a website that claims to help instructors detect
>plagiarism in papers and reports. The site is FindSame.com, and it
>seems to search the web not for strings of just a few words but for much
>longer portions of text. I visited the site briefly, and it seems to be
>a free service. The proof will be in the pudding later on in the term,
>I suppose. Meanwhile, has anyone used this service?
>Here is the article that called my attention to the service:
>Kent N. Schneider (East Tennessee State University)
>"FindSame.com: A Powerful Tool for Detecting Plagiarism"
>*The Teaching Professor* 15.1 (January, 2001), pp. 3, 6.
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