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:
Plagiarism is using someone else's words or ideas and claiming them as your own.
To avoid plagiarism you must always give credit for information you have taken from someone else.
You must give credit whenever you use things like:
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