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Plagiarism: Free tools to detect plagiarism

What it is and how to avoid it

Free tools to detect plagiarism

Most popular plagiarism checkers are browser-based and don’t require the installation of desktop software. Keep in mind that "So-called plagiarism detection software does not detect plagiarism. In general, it can only demonstrate text parallels. The decision as to whether a text is plagiarism or not must solely rest with the educator using the software: It is only a tool, not an absolute test."  Here are some of the most popular, and free, plagiarism technologies being used today:

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