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How To Check for Plagiarism

How To Check for Plagiarism

| May 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

What is Plagiarism? Plagairism is a major “hot topic” across all UK universities, as educators look to clamp down on students who exploit resources, such as the internet, to try and cheat the academic system.

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How Turnitin Works

How Turnitin Works

| April 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

Turnitin is the leading plagiarism detection software that is used by universities across the UK and the US. The software provides “originality checking” to detect plagiarism in essays and dissertations by scanning student’s essays against a vast database of over 20 billion pages of digital content, over 220 million essays and papers, and more than […]

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How to Paraphrase Essays and Dissertations

How to Paraphrase Essays and Dissertations

| April 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Paraphrasing – i.e the rewording of ideas and passages from other sources – is a means to negate plagiarism in essays. However, it is imperative that the referencing is done properly or else you still risk being accused of actively plagiarising work.

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How to avoid plagiarism in an essay

How to avoid plagiarism in an essay

| April 24, 2012 | 5 Comments

Plagiarism and Essay Writing Plagiarism is one of the most severe violations in the world of academic writing. Being caught plagiarising can have serious consequences for a student, and can even lead to expulsion from college/university.

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Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

In the UK and other western countries plagiarism is a serious academic offence. You can be heavily penalized and in extreme cases your degree can be nullified if you are guilty of plagiarism.

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